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Paquette Family History

Paquette Name Meaning
from the personal name Pa(s)quet, a pet form of Pascal.from Old French pacquet ‘bundle (of faggots)’, a diminutive of paque ‘parcel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of firewood or kindling. In North America, spellings of surnames in -ette are not normally feminine, but reflects the practice of sounding the final -t, which is not the usual practice in European French.

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

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Name Distribution of Paquette Families

  • Number of Paquette families
     103 - 203
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Paquette Family Occupations

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