Sublette Family History

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Sublette Name Meaning

French: the usual spelling in North America of Sublet ‘whistler’, from Old French sublet ‘whistle’, ‘hiss’ (from the verb subler, sibler), hence a nickname for someone who was able to whistle in imitation of birdsong, to attract and catch birds. The spelling -ette is not a feminine form, but a spelling prompted by the continuing pronunciation of final -t in American French surnames after it had become silent in European French.

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


Similar surnames: Surette, Boulette, Burnette, Millette, Gullette, Durette, Colette

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Sublette Family Origin

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Sublette Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Miner Works In Mines

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sublette family was Miner Works In Mines. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sublette. The most common Sublette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sublette's were Farmers.

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Sublette Historical Records

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Sublette Life Expectancy

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