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Raquet Name Meaning

German: probably of French origin (see below). French: diminutive of Raque . French: topographic name derived from Old Picard raque ‘marsh slough fen’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Roquet, Jaquet, Paquet, Raque, Paget, Ramel, Buquet, Jauquet, Jaques

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Where is the Raquet family from?

You can see how Raquet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Raquet family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Raquet families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 35 Raquet families living in Quebec. This was about 76% of all the recorded Raquet's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Raquet families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Raquet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Raquet ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Commis was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Raquet. 50% of Raquet men worked as a Commis. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Commis
  • Cordonnier
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raquet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raquet 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 454 immigration records available for the last name Raquet. 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 572 military records available for the last name Raquet. For the veterans among your Raquet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Raquet lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Raquet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Raquet in 1954 was 51, and 77 in 2003.

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