Racette Family History

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Racette Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of the French family name Rasset, from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with rad, rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’.

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

Similar surnames: Majette, Raetz, Radeke, Pacetti, Faucette, Gavette, Marcotte, Cetta

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Racette Family Origin

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Racette Family Occupations

What did your Racette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Scholar and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Racette. The most common Racette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 28% of Racette's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Racette family was Farmer.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Scholar

  • Journalier

  • Farmer


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

Racette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Racette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Racette 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 532 immigration records available for the last name Racette. 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 950 military records available for the last name Racette. For the veterans among your Racette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Racette Life Expectancy

What is the average Racette lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Racette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Racette in 1961 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Racette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Racette 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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