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Jaillet Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived on marshy land, from a diminutive of Old French jaille ‘marsh’, ‘mud’, now a regional term found mainly in western France. It may also perhaps have been a nickname with the sense ‘muddy’; in the Jura the word is applied to a cow with dark patches on its flanks. In the U.S., Jaillet is concentrated in MA.

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


Similar surnames: Millet, Paille, Billet, Vallet, Mallet, Faille, Maillet, Maille

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Jaillet Family Origin

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Jaillet Family Occupations

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  • Fermier

    40%
  • Fermier Fils

    40%
  • Cultivateur Fils

    8%
  • PÉcheur

    8%

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In 1881, Fermier, Fermier Fils and Cultivateur Fils were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jaillet. The most common Jaillet occupation in Canada was Fermier. 40% of Jaillet's were Fermiers. A less common occupation for the Jaillet family was PÉcheur.

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