Malette Family History

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Malette Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French male ‘trunk’, ‘chest’, ‘coffer’. This may have been a metonymic occupational name for a maker of chests, or by extension for a carrier.

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


Similar surnames: Majette, Pallett, Vallette, Milette, Minette, Mette, Mayette, Manetta

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Malette Family Origin

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Malette Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Coal Merchant

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malette. The most common Malette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Malette's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Malette family was Coal Merchant.

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Malette Life Expectancy

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