When Frederick Dwight Pellett was born on 16 April 1891, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Clarence S Pellet, was 26 and his mother, Carolyn I Starring, was 23. He married Elizabeth Smith about 1917. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cicero, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900 and River Forest, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 4 July 1953, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.
English (southeastern): either from a pet form of the personal name Pell , or a metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Old French pellet ‘fur’, a diminutive of pel ‘skin’. Compare Pelletier .