Rhett Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch de Raedt, from Middle Dutch raet ‘advice’. This name occurs chiefly in SC.

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


Similar surnames: Hett, Hitt, Arnett, Swett, Lett, Shutt, Heit, Rivett, Rowett, Pett

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Rhett Family Origin

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Rhett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Labor

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Rhett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Rhett's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhett. A less common occupation for the Rhett family was Laborer.

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Rhett Historical Records

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Rhett Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Rhett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rhett in 1955 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhett

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