Goulet Family History

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Goulet Name Meaning

French: nickname for a greedy or voracious man, from Old French goulet ‘gullet’, a diminutive of goule ‘throat’ (Latin gula). It may also be in part a topographic name for someone who lived by a narrow pass or defile.

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


Similar surnames: Goulart, Boule, Gault, Doucet, Boulet, Golec, Houle, Grumet, Gole

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Goulet Family Origin

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Goulet Family Occupations

What did your Goulet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Goulet occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Goulet's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Goulet family was Cultivateur Son. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goulet.

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Journalier

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Cultivateur Son

    3%

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

Goulet Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Goulet Life Expectancy

What is the average Goulet lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Goulet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Goulet in 1942 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goulet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goulet 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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