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Jarrett Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant of Garrett .

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


Similar surnames: Jerrett, Jarratt, Jarred, Garret, Garratt, Barnett, Arnett, Sarratt

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Where is the Jarrett family from?

You can see how Jarrett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jarrett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jarrett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 667 Jarrett families living in Kent. This was about 25% of all the recorded Jarrett's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Jarrett families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jarrett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jarrett 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 Jarrett. 11% of Jarrett men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Jarrett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jarrett were Incapacitated and Incapacitated. .

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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
    11%
  • Builders Labourer
    5%
  • Bricklayer
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
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Census Records

There are 127,000 census records available for the last name Jarrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jarrett 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Jarrett. 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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Draft Cards

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Jarrett. For the veterans among your Jarrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jarrett lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jarrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jarrett in 1943 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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