Sette Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for an otter hunter, from Old French set(t)e ‘otter’.

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


Similar surnames: Mette, Setter, Botte, Motte, Settle, Jette, Notte, Wetter, Slate

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Sette Family Origin

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Sette Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    50%
  • Lawyer

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sette family was Merchant. The most common Sette occupation in Canada was Clerk. 50% of Sette's were Clerks. Clerk and Lawyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sette.

Source: Census data for Sette | Data not to scale

Sette Historical Records

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Sette Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Sette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sette in 1963 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sette

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