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Jaques Name Meaning

English: from the Old French personal name Jaques, a vernacular form of Latin Jacobus (see Jacob). In English this surname is traditionally pronounced as two syllables, jay-kwez. Compare Jacques.

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


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

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Jaques Family Origin

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Jaques Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Jaques occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Jaques's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jaques. A less common occupation for the Jaques family was Labourer.

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Jaques Historical Records

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Jaques Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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