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Trevett Surname Meaning

English (Dorset): apparently from Middle English trivet trevet ‘trivet tripod’ (Old English trefet) especially for a three-footed stand for a pot kettle or pan placed over a fire during cooking or heating. In Yorkshire Lincolnshire and the North Midlands this name has become confused with Trewhitt .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Trivitt, Levett, Trivette, Trivett, Tribett, Prevett, Tollett

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Where is the Trevett family from?

You can see how Trevett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trevett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Trevett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 10 Trevett families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Trevett's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Trevett families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trevett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trevett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trevett. 23% of Trevett men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Trevett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trevett were Proprietor and Housework. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Glove Maker
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 771 immigration records available for the last name Trevett. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Trevett. For the veterans among your Trevett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trevett lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Trevett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Trevett in 1958 was 70, and 92 in 2003.

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