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Jerrett Family History

Jerrett Name Meaning

English: variant of Garrett.

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

Similar surnames: Jarrett, Merrett, Perrett, Jarratt, Skerrett, Surrett, Verrett

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Where is the Jerrett family from?

You can see how Jerrett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jerrett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jerrett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 7 Jerrett families living in North Carolina. This was about 47% of all the recorded Jerrett's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Jerrett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jerrett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jerrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jerrett. 25% of Jerrett men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Jerrett women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jerrett were Coal Loader and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Coal Loader

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Secretary
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Jerrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jerrett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 947 immigration records available for the last name Jerrett. 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 Cards

There are 801 military records available for the last name Jerrett. For the veterans among your Jerrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jerrett lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jerrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Jerrett in 1962 was 75, and 41 in 2004.

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