Jaques Family History

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Jaques Name Meaning

English: from the Old French personal name Jaques, a vernacular form of Latin Jacobus (see Jacob). In English this surname is traditionally pronounced as two syllables, jay-kwez. Compare Jacques.

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

Similar surnames: Jacques, Jaquet, James, Jaquez, Jacque, Jacquet, Jakes, Janes, Jaqua

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Jaques Family Origin

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Jaques Family Occupations

What did your Jaques ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Jaques. 31% of Jaques men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Jaques women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jaques were Doctor and Bookbinder

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Cult
  • Laborer
  • Doctor

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Income
  • Stenographer
  • Bookbinder

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

Jaques Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Jaques. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jaques 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Jaques. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Jaques. For the veterans among your Jaques ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jaques Life Expectancy

What is the average Jaques lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Jaques life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jaques in 1946 was 22, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jaques

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jaques 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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