Jette Name Meaning

French Jetté: surname bestowed on a foundling, from jeté ‘thrown out’. It is Americanized sometimes as Trow and also as Stay. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name with a first element related to Middle High German gate ‘companion’.

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


Similar surnames: Jetter, Mette, Mente, Getter, Matte, Notte, Jenke, Leite, Hett, Jutte

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Jette Family Origin

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Jette Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    19%
  • Scholar

    6%
  • School

    6%
  • Journalier

    5%

In 1881, the most common Jette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 19% of Jette's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Scholar and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jette. A less common occupation for the Jette family was Journalier.

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Jette Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Jette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Jette in 1953 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jette

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