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Ayotte Surname Meaning

Altered form of northern French Hayot: probably a variant of Haillot derived from regional haille ‘rag’ and used as a nickname for a raggedly dressed individual; or perhaps a variant of Aillot an occupational name for a garlic seller from a derivative of ail ‘garlic’. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Iott .

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


Similar surnames: Mayotte, Botte, Hotte, Notte, Myette, Motte, Yott, Malette, Mayette

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Where is the Ayotte family from?

You can see how Ayotte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ayotte family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ayotte families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 704 Ayotte families living in Quebec. This was about 79% of all the recorded Ayotte's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Ayotte families in 1911.
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What did your Ayotte ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Servante were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Ayotte. 32% of Ayotte men worked as a Journalier and 27% of Ayotte women worked as a Servante. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ayotte were Fils Cultivateur and Stenographer. .

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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 1921

  • Journalier
    32%
  • Cultivateur
    26%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Fils Cultivateur
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servante
    27%
  • Journalier
    22%
  • Contractor
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Ayotte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ayotte 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 912 immigration records available for the last name Ayotte. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Ayotte. For the veterans among your Ayotte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ayotte lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ayotte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ayotte in 1956 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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