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Jett Family History

Jett Name Meaning
German: variant of Jette.

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

369,353 Historical Documents with Jett on Ancestry.com
53,076 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,803 Military Records
2,155 Immigration Records
34,969 Census and Voter Lists
269,350 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jett Families

  • Number of Jett families
     93 - 183
     32 - 92
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jett families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Jett last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jett census records

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Jett Family Origin

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Jett Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Jett families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Jett

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Jett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jett census records

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Jett Civil War Service Records

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