Jette Family History

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Jette Name Meaning

French Jetté: surname bestowed on a foundling, from jeté ‘thrown out’. It is Americanized sometimes as Trow and also as Stay. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name with a first element related to Middle High German gate ‘companion’.

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


Similar surnames: Jetter, Mette, Mente, Getter, Matte, Notte, Jenke, Leite, Hett, Jutte

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Jette Family Origin

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Jette Family Occupations

What did your Jette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jette family was Bayman. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber And Hairdresser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jette. The most common Jette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Jette's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Barber And Hairdresser

    8%
  • Bayman

    8%

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

Jette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jette 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jette. 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 Jette. For the veterans among your Jette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jette Life Expectancy

What is the average Jette lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Jette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Jette in 1953 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jette 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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