Jaco Family History

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Jaco Name Meaning

Perhaps Spanish and Portuguese (Jacó) or southern Italian (Jacò): from the personal name (see Jacob). Possibly a respelling of French Jacot.

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

Similar surnames: Jacob, Raco, Jack, Jacko, Jach, Cato, Calo, Vasco, Jaso, Janco

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Jaco Family Origin

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Jaco Family Occupations

What did your Jaco ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jaco occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Jaco's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jaco family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jaco.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Jaco Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Jaco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jaco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 581 immigration records available for the last name Jaco. 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 Jaco. For the veterans among your Jaco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jaco Life Expectancy

What is the average Jaco lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Jaco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jaco in 1954 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jaco

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jaco 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.

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