Puckett Family History

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Puckett Name Meaning

English (Dorset): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Pocket(t), from a diminutive of Anglo-Norman French poque ‘small pouch’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses and pouches or a nickname. Alternatively it could be from a diminutive of Middle English pouk(e) ‘evil spirit’, ‘puck’, ‘goblin’.

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

Similar surnames: Duckett, Plunkett, Hackett, Pickett, Luckett, Pallett, Cockett

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Puckett Family Origin

Where is the Puckett family from?

Puckett Family Occupations

What did your Puckett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Puckett. 28% of Puckett men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Puckett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Puckett were Seafarer Steward and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Insurance Agent
  • Seafarer Steward

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

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

Puckett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Puckett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puckett 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Puckett. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Puckett. For the veterans among your Puckett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puckett Life Expectancy

What is the average Puckett lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Puckett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Puckett in 1943 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Puckett

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