Jett Family History

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Jett Name Meaning

German: variant of Jette.

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


Similar surnames: Kett, Yett, Nett, Kott, Lett, Bett, Pett, Jette, Jent, Hett

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Jett Family Origin

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Jett Family Occupations

What did your Jett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter Joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jett. 34% of Jett men worked as a Carpenter Joiner and 80% of Jett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jett were Life Assurance Agent) and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter Joiner
    34%
  • Clerk In Holy Orders
    34%
  • Life Assurance Agent)
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Incapacitated
    20%

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

Jett Historical Records

What Jett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Jett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jett 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Jett. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Jett. For the veterans among your Jett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jett Life Expectancy

What is the average Jett lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jett in 1943 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jett 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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