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Jaqua Family History

Jaqua Name Meaning

Most probably a respelling of the English personal name Jacque. Possibly an Americanized form of French Jaquet.

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


Similar surnames: Jaques, Jaquet, Laqua, Janca, Fuqua, Jarka, Raque, Jacka, Jansa, Jasa

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Where is the Jaqua family from?

You can see how Jaqua families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jaqua family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Jaqua families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Jaqua families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jaqua's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Jaqua families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jaqua surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jaqua ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jaqua. 34% of Jaqua men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Jaqua women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jaqua were Salesman and Secty.

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    25%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Secty
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jaqua. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jaqua 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Jaqua. 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 Cards

There are 686 military records available for the last name Jaqua. For the veterans among your Jaqua ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jaqua lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Jaqua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Jaqua in 1957 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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