Follette Family History

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Follette Name Meaning

French Canadian spelling of French Follet, a nickname from Old French fol ‘mad’, ‘stupid’. Compare Lafollette.

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


Similar surnames: Follett, Boulette, Collette, Tollett, Forgette, Millette, Roulette

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Follette Family Origin

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Follette Family Occupations

What did your Follette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Soap Manufacturer, Clk In Office and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Follette. A less common occupation for the Follette family was Foreman Jewelry Shop. The most common Follette occupation in the USA was Soap Manufacturer. 15% of Follette's were Soap Manufacturers.

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  • Soap Manufacturer

    15%
  • Clk In Office

    8%
  • Dressmaker

    8%
  • Foreman Jewelry Shop

    8%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Follette Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Follette Life Expectancy

What is the average Follette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Follette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Follette in 1962 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Follette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Follette 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.

Famous Follette Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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