Jacques Family History

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Jacques Name Meaning

French and English: from the Old French personal name Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus (see Jacob). The English surname is either a late introduction from France or a Frenchification of Jakes. In English this surname is traditionally pronounced as two syllables, jay-kwez.

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


Similar surnames: Jaques, Jacque, Jacquet, Jaquet, James, Marquis, Jaquez, Marques

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Jacques Family Origin

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Jacques Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Jacques occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Jacques's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jacques. A less common occupation for the Jacques family was Farmer.

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Jacques Historical Records

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Jacques Life Expectancy

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Famous Jacques Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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