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Jaquet Family History

Jaquet Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the French personal name Jacques. English: variant of Jackett, under French influence.

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


Similar surnames: Jacquet, Jaques, Jacques, Jacquot, Jacque, Jaqua, Janet, Jauquet

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Where is the Jaquet family from?

You can see how Jaquet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jaquet family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Jaquet families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Jaquet families living in Quebec. This was about 86% of all the recorded Jaquet's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Jaquet families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jaquet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jaquet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jaquet. 52% of Jaquet men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Jaquet women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jaquet were Truck Driver and Saleslady.

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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
    52%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Engineer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Saleslady
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jaquet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jaquet 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 779 immigration records available for the last name Jaquet. 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 473 military records available for the last name Jaquet. For the veterans among your Jaquet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jaquet lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jaquet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Jaquet in 1962 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

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