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Willett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Will 1. Americanized form of French Ouellette.

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


Similar surnames: Willette, Willet, Gillett, Tillett, Wallett, Pellett, Gillet, Willits

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Willett Family Origin

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Willett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Farmer Son

    4%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Willett family was School. Farmer, Cultivateur and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willett. The most common Willett occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Willett's were Farmers.

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Willett Historical Records

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Willett Life Expectancy

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