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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ouellette

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Alt. Meaning

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

U is for understanding, you show for others.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

T is for try, as hard as you can

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ouellette

Jennifer was born on May 17th, 1964 in Ashland, Wisconsin.


He was most prominent from 2015 to present. Robert-Falcon was born on November 22nd, 1976 in Calgary.


Caroline Ouellette is a hockey player for the Les Canadiennes in the Canadian Women's Hockey League. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Caroline was born on May 25th, 1979 in Montreal.


Joseph was born on May 9th, 1930 in Pontiac, Michigan. He breathed his last breath on September 3rd, 1950.


Rose was born on August 25th, 1903. She breathed her last breath on September 14th, 1996.



Where is the name Ouellette popular?

International Interest for Ouellette

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ouellette as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ouellette U.S.
  White 95.92% 64.26%
  African American 0.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ouellette

People with the last name Ouellette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ouellette

  • How Popular is the name Ouellette? As a last name Ouellette was the 2,583rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ouellette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ouellette is Thursday, January 23rd, 1908.
  • How unique is the name Ouellette? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ouellette. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ouellette: Your name in reverse order is Ettelleuo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eloetuetl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ouellette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,984 people with the last name Ouellette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ouellette? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Ouellette as their last name.

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