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Frenette Name Meaning

North American form of French Frenet, a topographic name for someone who lived on a property of which ash trees were a characteristic feature, from a diminutive of Old French fresne (French frêne) ‘ash tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Fredette, Frechette, Chelette, Monette, Chenette, Burnette, Arquette

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Frenette Family Origin

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Frenette Family Occupations

What did your Frenette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Frenette occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 29% of Frenette's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Frenette family was Stone Cutter. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frenette.

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  • Carpenter

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Stone Cutter

    14%

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Frenette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Frenette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frenette 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Frenette. 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 Frenette. For the veterans among your Frenette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frenette Life Expectancy

What is the average Frenette lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Frenette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Frenette in 1947 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frenette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frenette 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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