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Shackett Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Choquette.

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


Similar surnames: Sharrett, Ackert, Packett, Juckett, Shiflett, Fickett, Brackett

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Where is the Shackett family from?

You can see how Shackett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shackett family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Shackett families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 38 Shackett families living in Vermont. This was about 32% of all the recorded Shackett's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Shackett families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shackett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shackett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shackett. 25% of Shackett men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Shackett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shackett were Carpenter and Waitress.

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    19%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    32%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Waitress
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shackett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shackett 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 101 immigration records available for the last name Shackett. 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 468 military records available for the last name Shackett. For the veterans among your Shackett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shackett lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shackett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Shackett in 1963 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

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