Violet Family History

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Violet Name Meaning

French: see Violette.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Violett, Millet, Vinet, Gionet, Nicolet, Drolet, Riblet, Nolet

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Violet Family Origin

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Violet Family Occupations

What did your Violet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Violet. A less common occupation for the Violet family was Farming. The most common Violet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Violet's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Violet ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Violet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Violet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Violet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Violet. 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 Card

There are 920 military records available for the last name Violet. For the veterans among your Violet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Violet Life Expectancy

What is the average Violet lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Violet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Violet in 1954 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Violet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Violet ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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