Willett Family History

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Willett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Will 1. Americanized form of French Ouellette.

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

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Willett Family Origin

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Willett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willett. A less common occupation for the Willett family was Carpenter. The most common Willett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Willett's were Farmers.

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Willett Life Expectancy

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Famous Willett Family

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