Piquette Family History

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Piquette Name Meaning

Canadian spelling of French Piquet, a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with a pick, from a diminutive of pic ‘pick’. The ending is not feminine, but reflects the Canadian practice of pronouncing the final -t, unlike metropolitan French.

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

Similar surnames: Paquette, Niquette, Pichette, Pinette, Piette, Arquette, Payette

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Piquette Family Origin

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Piquette Family Occupations

What did your Piquette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Menuisier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piquette. The most common Piquette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 41% of Piquette's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Piquette family was Tobacconist.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Farmer

  • Menuisier

  • Tobacconist


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

Piquette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Piquette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piquette 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Piquette. 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 313 military records available for the last name Piquette. For the veterans among your Piquette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piquette Life Expectancy

What is the average Piquette lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Piquette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Piquette in 1960 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piquette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piquette 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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