Jackett Family History

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Jackett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Jack. In the U.K. this surname is now found chiefly in Cornwall and Wales.

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


Similar surnames: Hackett, Luckett, Hockett, Pickett, Rickett, Paskett, Duckett

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Jackett Family Origin

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Jackett Family Occupations

What did your Jackett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jackett family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jackett. The most common Jackett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Jackett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jackett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jackett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jackett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jackett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Jackett

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jackett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jackett. For the veterans among your Jackett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jackett Life Expectancy

What is the average Jackett lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jackett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Jackett in 1942 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jackett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jackett ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Jackett Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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