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Jaques Family History

Jaques Name Meaning
English: from the Old French personal name Jaques, a vernacular form of Latin Jacobus (see Jacob). In English this surname is traditionally pronounced as two syllables, jay-kwez. Compare Jacques.

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

353,799 Historical Documents with Jaques on Ancestry.com
104,307 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,138 Military Records
5,420 Immigration Records
59,194 Census and Voter Lists
179,740 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jaques Families

  • Number of Jaques families
     41 - 79
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jaques families
     241 - 480
     81 - 240
     1 - 80
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jaques families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jaques census records

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Jaques Family Origin

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Jaques Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jaques

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Jaques Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jaques census records

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Jaques Civil War Service Records

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