Jeanette Family History

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Jeanette Name Meaning

North American form of French Jeanet, a pet form of Jean, French form of John.

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

Similar surnames: Jeannette, Jeannotte, Jenrette, Monette, Frenette, Dejarnette

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Jeanette Family Origin

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Jeanette Family Occupations

What did your Jeanette ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cook and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jeanette. 50% of Jeanette men worked as a Cook and 25% of Jeanette women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jeanette were Musician (travelling) and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cook
  • Musician (travelling)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Nurse
  • Secretary (travelling)
  • Still Room Hand
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jeanette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jeanette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jeanette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 515 immigration records available for the last name Jeanette. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 263 military records available for the last name Jeanette. For the veterans among your Jeanette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jeanette Life Expectancy

What is the average Jeanette lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jeanette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Jeanette in 1955 was 38, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeanette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jeanette ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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