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Violette Family History

Violette Name Meaning

Altered form of French Violet reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. English: altered form of Violett .

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

Similar surnames: Laviolette, Vallette, Chelette, Lorette, Boyette, Violante, Billotte

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Where is the Violette family from?

You can see how Violette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Violette family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Violette families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Violette families living in Missouri. This was about 67% of all the recorded Violette's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Violette families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Violette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Violette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Violette. 27% of Violette men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Violette women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Violette were Salesman and Clerk. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Laborer
  • Housework
  • Clerk
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What Violette family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Violette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Violette 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Violette. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Violette. For the veterans among your Violette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Violette lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Violette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Violette in 1947 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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