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

Where is the Malette family from?

Malette Family Occupations

What did your Malette ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Merchant


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Malette ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Malette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Malette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malette 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 321 immigration records available for the last name Malette. 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 739 military records available for the last name Malette. For the veterans among your Malette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malette Life Expectancy

What is the average Malette lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Malette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Malette in 1963 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malette 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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