Collett Family History

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Collett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Coll 1. Respelling of French Collet, cognate with 1.

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

Similar surnames: Collette, Collet, Colletti, Willett, Pellett, Tollett, Follett

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Collett Family Origin

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Collett Family Occupations

What did your Collett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Collett occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Collett's were Farmers. Farmer, Fermier and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collett. A less common occupation for the Collett family was Going To School.

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  • Farmer

  • Fermier

  • Servant

  • Going To School


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Collett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Collett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Collett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collett 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Collett. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Collett. For the veterans among your Collett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collett Life Expectancy

What is the average Collett lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Collett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Collett in 1948 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collett 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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