Bequette Family History

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Bequette Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Béquet, a diminutive of Bec, a nickname for a gossipmonger, from bec ‘beak’. See also Bechard.

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

Similar surnames: Piquette, Beaudette, Niquette, Bessette, Arquette, Paquette, Poquette

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Bequette Family Origin

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Bequette Family Occupations

What did your Bequette ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Vendeuse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bequette. 84% of Bequette men worked as a Journalier and 50% of Bequette women worked as a Vendeuse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bequette were Colier and Modiste

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
  • Colier

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Vendeuse
  • Journalier
  • Modiste

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bequette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bequette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bequette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 92 immigration records available for the last name Bequette. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 782 military records available for the last name Bequette. For the veterans among your Bequette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bequette Life Expectancy

What is the average Bequette lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bequette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bequette in 1949 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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