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Pelotte Surname Meaning

Altered form of French Pilote (see Pilotte ).

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


Similar surnames: Bilotta, Botte, Plott, Malette, Platten, Porte, Lotter, Pilotte

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Where is the Pelotte family from?

You can see how Pelotte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pelotte family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pelotte families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Pelotte families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Pelotte's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Pelotte families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pelotte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pelotte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pelotte. 43% of Pelotte men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Pelotte women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pelotte were Truck 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Servant
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
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Census Records

There are 728 census records available for the last name Pelotte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelotte 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Pelotte. 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 110 military records available for the last name Pelotte. For the veterans among your Pelotte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pelotte lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Pelotte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pelotte in 1963 was 41, and 48 in 2003.

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