Jaillet Family History

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Jaillet Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived on marshy land, from a diminutive of Old French jaille ‘marsh’, ‘mud’, now a regional term found mainly in western France. It may also perhaps have been a nickname with the sense ‘muddy’; in the Jura the word is applied to a cow with dark patches on its flanks. In the U.S., Jaillet is concentrated in MA.

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

Similar surnames: Millet, Paille, Billet, Vallet, Mallet, Faille, Maillet, Maille

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Jaillet Family Origin

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Jaillet Family Occupations

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In 1880, Dyer and School Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jaillet. The most common Jaillet occupation in the USA was Dyer. 50% of Jaillet's were Dyers.

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  • Dyer

  • School Teacher


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Jaillet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jaillet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jaillet 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 231 immigration records available for the last name Jaillet. 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 274 military records available for the last name Jaillet. For the veterans among your Jaillet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jaillet Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jaillet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jaillet in 1962 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

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