Violette Family History

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Violette Name Meaning

French: perhaps a topographic name from a diminutive of viol ‘path’, itself a derivative of vie ‘way’. It is more likely, however, that this name is from the secondary surname Laviolette ‘the violet (flower)’, which was common among soldiers in French Canada.

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


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

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Violette Family Origin

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Violette Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    5%
  • Cooper

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works In Saw Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Violette. A less common occupation for the Violette family was Cooper. The most common Violette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Violette's were Farmers.

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Violette Historical Records

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Violette Life Expectancy

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