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Jaques Name Meaning

English: variant of Jacques 2 and French: variant of Jacques 1 and in North America possibly also an altered form of this. Compare Jaquith .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Jacques, Jaquet, James, Jaquez, Jacque, Jacquet, Jakes, Janes, Jaqua

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Where is the Jaques family from?

You can see how Jaques families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jaques family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jaques families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 480 Jaques families living in Yorkshire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Jaques's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Jaques families in 1891.
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What did your Jaques ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Jaques. 10% of Jaques men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Jaques women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jaques were Incapacitated and Housewife. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Decorator
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Jaques. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Jaques. For the veterans among your Jaques ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jaques lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Jaques life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jaques in 1946 was 22, and 83 in 2004.

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