Fayette Family History

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Fayette Name Meaning

Southern French: from a diminutive of Faye.

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


Similar surnames: Payette, Lafayette, Malette, Mayette, Frenette, Matte, Bassette

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Fayette Family Origin

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Fayette Family Occupations

What did your Fayette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fayette occupation in Canada was Labourer. 100% of Fayette's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    100%

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Fayette Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fayette Life Expectancy

What is the average Fayette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fayette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Fayette in 1962 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fayette 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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