Paquette Family History

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Paquette Name Meaning

from the personal name Pa(s)quet, a pet form of Pascal. from Old French pacquet ‘bundle (of faggots)’, a diminutive of paque ‘parcel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of firewood or kindling. In North America, spellings of surnames in -ette are not normally feminine, but reflects the practice of sounding the final -t, which is not the usual practice in European French.

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

Similar surnames: Piquette, Niquette, Luquette, Arquette, Pichette, Paulette, Payette

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Paquette Family Origin

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Paquette Family Occupations

What did your Paquette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Paquette family was School. The most common Paquette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Paquette's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paquette.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • Farmer

  • School


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Paquette ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Paquette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Paquette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paquette 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 Paquette. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Paquette. For the veterans among your Paquette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paquette Life Expectancy

What is the average Paquette lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Paquette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Paquette in 1941 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paquette 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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