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Jacques Name Meaning

French and English: from the Old French personal name Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus (see Jacob). The English surname is either a late introduction from France or a Frenchification of Jakes. In English this surname is traditionally pronounced as two syllables, jay-kwez.

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


Similar surnames: Jaques, Jacque, Jacquet, Jaquet, James, Marquis, Jaquez, Marques

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Jacques Family Origin

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Jacques Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jacques family was Carpenter. The most common Jacques occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Jacques's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jacques.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Jacques Historical Records

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Jacques Life Expectancy

What is the average Jacques lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Jacques life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jacques in 1940 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

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Famous Jacques Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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