Pelchat Family History

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Pelchat Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of French Pelletier, common in NH, MA, and ME. However, the name is found in French Canadian records in this form, and is said to be of Anglo-Norman French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Pelcher, Pecha, Pecht, Demchak, Peschke, Lachat, Elchert, Pech, Peach

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Pelchat Family Origin

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Pelchat Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    28%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Cultivateur Fils

    5%
  • Journalier

    5%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Cultivateur Fils were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelchat. A less common occupation for the Pelchat family was Journalier. The most common Pelchat occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 28% of Pelchat's were Cultivateurs.

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Pelchat Historical Records

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Pelchat Life Expectancy

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