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Parrett Surname Meaning

English (southern counties): variant of Parrott .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Parrott, Barrett, Parrot, Garnett, Parlett, Paskett, Sarratt, Garret

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Where is the Parrett family from?

You can see how Parrett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parrett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Parrett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 229 Parrett families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Parrett's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Parrett families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parrett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Parrett. 11% of Parrett men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Parrett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parrett were Motor Driver and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Cowman
  • Bricklayer
  • Motor Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Parrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parrett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Parrett. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Parrett. For the veterans among your Parrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parrett lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Parrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Parrett in 1951 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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