Duquette Family History

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Duquette Name Meaning

French: altered spelling of Duquet, a topographic name for someone who lived by a quayside, or alternatively of Duguet (see Duga).

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


Similar surnames: Luquette, Piquette, Niquette, Poquette, Duque, Choquette, Guenette

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Duquette Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Duquette name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Duquette. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    31%

  • England & Wales

    31%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Duquette Family Origin

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Duquette Family Occupations

What did your Duquette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duquette. A less common occupation for the Duquette family was Commis. The most common Duquette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 27% of Duquette's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    27%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Commis

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Duquette ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Duquette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Duquette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duquette 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Duquette. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Duquette. For the veterans among your Duquette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duquette Life Expectancy

What is the average Duquette lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Duquette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Duquette in 1944 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duquette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duquette ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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