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Jewett Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Juwet, Jowet (feminine Juwette, Jowette). These originated as pet forms (with the Anglo-Norman French suffix -et(te)) of Juwe, Jowe, variants of Jull, a short form of Julian, which were borne by both men and women.

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


Similar surnames: Jennett, Rowett, Hewitt, Evett, Jewell, Hewlett, Minett, Mewes

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Jewett Family Origin

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Jewett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jewett family was Carpenter. The most common Jewett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jewett's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jewett.

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Jewett Life Expectancy

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