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Revette Name Meaning

Altered form of Rivette 1 a surname of French origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Levett, Gravette, Revelle, Legette, Trevett, Rivett, Revere, Racette

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Where is the Revette family from?

You can see how Revette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Revette family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Revette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Revette families living in New York. This was about 93% of all the recorded Revette's in USA. New York had the highest population of Revette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Revette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Revette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Revette. 47% of Revette men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Revette women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Revette were Farming and Machine Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farming
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
  • Machine Operator
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Revette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Revette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 49 immigration records available for the last name Revette. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 185 military records available for the last name Revette. For the veterans among your Revette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Revette lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Revette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Revette in 1965 was 89, and 77 in 2004.

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