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Quenet Family History

Quenet Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Quant, Quint, Quandt, Queen, Benet, Queener, Quine, Genet, Quesnel

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Where is the Quenet family from?

You can see how Quenet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quenet family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Quenet families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Quenet families living in Durham. This was 100% of all the recorded Quenet's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Quenet families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quenet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quenet ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Quenet. 86% of Quenet women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Domestic Duties
    15%
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What Quenet family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 287 census records available for the last name Quenet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quenet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 225 immigration records available for the last name Quenet. 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 Cards

There are 51 military records available for the last name Quenet. For the veterans among your Quenet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quenet lifespan?

Average Quenet life expectancy in 1992 was 91 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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