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Errett Family History

Errett Name Meaning

English:: from the Middle English personal name Edret Edred (Old English Ēadrǣd formed from ēad ‘prosperity’ + rǣd ‘advice wisdom’). perhaps a shortened variant of Everett .

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


Similar surnames: Ferrett, Merritt, Arnett, Barrett, Everett, Eggett, Edgett, Syrett

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Where is the Errett family from?

You can see how Errett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Errett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Errett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Errett families living in Surrey. This was about 30% of all the recorded Errett's in United Kingdom. Surrey had the highest population of Errett families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Errett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Errett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Errett. 60% of Errett men worked as a Builders Labourer and 90% of Errett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Errett were Van Driver and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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

  • Builders Labourer
    60%
  • Van Driver
    40%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    90%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Errett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Errett 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 445 immigration records available for the last name Errett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 748 military records available for the last name Errett. For the veterans among your Errett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Errett lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Errett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Errett in 1962 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

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