Jett Name Meaning

German: variant of Jette.

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


Similar surnames: Kett, Yett, Nett, Kott, Lett, Bett, Pett, Jette, Jent, Hett

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Jett Family Origin

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Jett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jett. A less common occupation for the Jett family was Laborer. The most common Jett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Jett's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Jett | Data not to scale

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Jett Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Jett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jett in 1943 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jett

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