Packett Family History

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Packett Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Paquette. Possibly also an Americanized form of German Packert (see Packard).

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


Similar surnames: Pickett, Hackett, Ackert, Fickett, Beckett, Paskett, Shackett

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Packett Family Origin

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Packett Family Occupations

What did your Packett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Packett family was Contractor. The most common Packett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Packett's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Packett.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Contractor

    4%

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

Packett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Packett Life Expectancy

What is the average Packett lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Packett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Packett in 1955 was 33, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Packett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Packett 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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