Fredette Family History

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Fredette Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Fredet, a pet form of Frédéric (see Friedrich), or of the Germanic personal names Fredaud, Frébaud, or Frébert. The -ette ending is standard in Canadian French family names, indicating that the final -t is pronounced.

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

Similar surnames: Frenette, Arquette, Frechette, Racette, Frederic, Guenette, Forgette

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Fredette Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fredette name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fredette. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Fredette Family Origin

Where is the Fredette family from?

Fredette Family Occupations

What did your Fredette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fredette family was Cordomier. The most common Fredette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Fredette's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fredette.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Farmer

  • Clerk

  • Cordomier


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

Fredette Historical Records

What Fredette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Fredette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fredette 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fredette. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Fredette. For the veterans among your Fredette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fredette Life Expectancy

What is the average Fredette lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fredette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fredette in 1951 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fredette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fredette 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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