Surette Family History

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Surette Name Meaning

French Canadian: variant of French Suret, an occupational name from a diminutive of sûr ‘shoemaker’. The spelling -ette is not a feminine form, but a spelling prompted by the continuing pronunciation of final -t in Canadian French surnames after it had become silent in ordinary French vocabulary words.

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


Similar surnames: Sublette, Durette, Lorette, Boulette, Piette, Forgette, Surrette

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Surette Family Origin

Where is the Surette family from?

Surette Family Occupations

What did your Surette ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Surette. 34% of Surette men worked as a Fisherman and 12% of Surette women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Surette were Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman
    34%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    12%
  • Factory Hand
    9%
  • Chairwoman
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Surette Historical Records

What Surette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Surette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Surette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Surette

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Surette. 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 Surette. For the veterans among your Surette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Surette Life Expectancy

What is the average Surette lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Surette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Surette in 1951 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Surette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Surette 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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