Follette Family History

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Follette Name Meaning

French Canadian spelling of French Follet, a nickname from Old French fol ‘mad’, ‘stupid’. Compare Lafollette.

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

Similar surnames: Follett, Boulette, Collette, Tollett, Forgette, Millette, Roulette

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Follette Family Origin

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Follette Family Occupations

What did your Follette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Follette. 9% of Follette men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Follette women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Follette were Bookkeeper and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Saleslady

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

Follette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Follette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Follette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 450 immigration records available for the last name Follette. 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 Card

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

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Follette Life Expectancy

What is the average Follette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Follette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Follette in 1962 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Follette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Follette 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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