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Jaquez Name Meaning

Spanish (Jáquez): patronymic based on the Latin personal name Jacobus (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Jaques, Jacques, Vasquez, Marquez, Jaquet, Basquez, Jacek, Jaffer

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Where is the Jaquez family from?

You can see how Jaquez families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jaquez family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Jaquez families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Jaquez families living in Derbyshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jaquez's in the UK. Derbyshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Jaquez families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jaquez surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jaquez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jaquez. 35% of Jaquez men worked as a Farmer and 48% of Jaquez women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jaquez were Herding Sheep and Housework.

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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
    35%
  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Herding Sheep
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    48%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • House Work
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jaquez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jaquez 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jaquez. 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 599 military records available for the last name Jaquez. For the veterans among your Jaquez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jaquez lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jaquez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Jaquez in 1959 was 78, and 75 in 2004.

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