Piquette Family History

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Piquette Name Meaning

Canadian spelling of French Piquet, a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with a pick, from a diminutive of pic ‘pick’. The ending is not feminine, but reflects the Canadian practice of pronouncing the final -t, unlike metropolitan French.

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

Similar surnames: Paquette, Niquette, Pichette, Pinette, Piette, Arquette, Payette

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Piquette Family Origin

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Piquette Family Occupations

What did your Piquette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Bricklayer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Piquette. 34% of Piquette men worked as a Bricklayer and 50% of Piquette women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piquette were Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Bricklayer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Stenographer

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

Piquette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Piquette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piquette 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Piquette. 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 313 military records available for the last name Piquette. For the veterans among your Piquette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piquette Life Expectancy

What is the average Piquette lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Piquette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Piquette in 1960 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

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