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Paquet Name Meaning

Altered form of French Pasquier ‘pasture’. Compare Paquette and Parquette . French: from Old French pacquet ‘bundle (of faggots)’ a diminutive of paque ‘parcel’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of firewood or kindling. French: from a pet form of Pa(s)que a female personal name derived from Pasques ‘Easter’ (see Paschal ). Compare Paquette Parker 2 and Perkins

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


Similar surnames: Jaquet, Raquet, Paget, Jaques, Pique, Boquet, Jauquet, Pruet, Paret

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Where is the Paquet family from?

You can see how Paquet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paquet family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Paquet families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 2 Paquet families living in Kent. This was about 50% of all the recorded Paquet's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Paquet families in 1891.
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What did your Paquet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Paquet. 16% of Paquet men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Paquet women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paquet were Manager and New Worker. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Machinist
    13%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Paquet. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Paquet. For the veterans among your Paquet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paquet lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Paquet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Paquet in 1942 was 41, and 54 in 2004.

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