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Jacques Family History

Jacques Name Meaning
French and English: from the Old French personal name Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus (see Jacob). The English surname is either a late introduction from France or a Frenchification of Jakes. In English this surname is traditionally pronounced as two syllables, jay-kwez.

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

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482,979 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,677 Military Records
15,963 Immigration Records
127,820 Census and Voter Lists
328,677 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jacques Families

  • Number of Jacques families
     118 - 234
     40 - 117
     1 - 39
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jacques families
     350 - 697
     117 - 349
     1 - 116
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jacques families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Jacques Family Origin

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Jacques Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Jacques

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Jacques Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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