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Annett Family History

Annett Name Meaning

English and northern Irish: from the female personal name Annot a pet form of Ann ‘Agnes’ formed with the diminutive suffix -ot.

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


Similar surnames: Arnett, Minett, Gunnett, Garnett, Jennett, Annese, Bennett, Dennett

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Where is the Annett family from?

You can see how Annett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Annett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Annett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 100 Annett families living in London. This was about 23% of all the recorded Annett's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Annett families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Annett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Annett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Annett. 22% of Annett men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Annett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Annett were Engineer (patient) and Domestic Help. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    22%
  • Hewer Of Coal Below Ground
    22%
  • Seeking Work
    15%
  • Engineer (patient)
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Domestic Help
    2%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Annett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Annett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Annett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Annett. For the veterans among your Annett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Annett lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Annett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Annett in 1962 was 85, and 77 in 2004.

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