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Malette Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French male ‘trunk’, ‘chest’, ‘coffer’. This may have been a metonymic occupational name for a maker of chests, or by extension for a carrier.

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


Similar surnames: Majette, Pallett, Vallette, Milette, Minette, Mette, Mayette, Manetta

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Malette Family Origin

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Malette Family Occupations

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  • Voyageur

    13%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Journalier

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Malette family was Laborer. Voyageur, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malette. The most common Malette occupation in Canada was Voyageur. 13% of Malette's were Voyageurs.

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Malette Historical Records

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Malette Life Expectancy

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