Colette Family History

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Colette Name Meaning

North American variant spelling of French Collet.

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


Similar surnames: Collette, Molette, Nolette, Chelette, Caplette, Monette, Caouette

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Colette Family Origin

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Colette Family Occupations

What did your Colette ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Modiste were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Colette. 32% of Colette men worked as a Cultivateur and 16% of Colette women worked as a Modiste. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colette were Bourgeois and Institutrice

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    32%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Journalier
    16%
  • Bourgeois
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Modiste
    16%
  • Revenuer
    16%
  • Instituteur
    11%
  • Institutrice
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Colette Historical Records

What Colette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Colette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colette 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 480 immigration records available for the last name Colette. 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 Card

There are 357 military records available for the last name Colette. For the veterans among your Colette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colette Life Expectancy

What is the average Colette lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Colette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Colette in 1960 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colette 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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