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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

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  • Carpenter

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Stone Cutter

    14%

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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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Frenette Historical Records

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Frenette Life Expectancy

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