Payette Family History

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Payette Name Meaning

Variant of French Payet, from a diminutive of Payeur. The spelling reflects the Canadian practice of pronouncing the final -t, which is not the practice France.

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


Similar surnames: Pinette, Piette, Paquette, Parlette, Pichette, Paulette, Fayette

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Payette Family Origin

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Payette Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Stone Cutter

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Payette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Payette's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Payette family was Stone Cutter. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Payette.

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Payette Historical Records

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Payette Life Expectancy

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