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Jacquett family page


Marguerite Jacquett was baptised in St Helier in 1603

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Origins of surname

This is a diminuitive of the French personal name Jacques, which then also became a surname. There are several geographical variations throughout France.

Early records

This name was fairly common in the 17th century, when at least two different families can be traced, and there are baptisms and burial records going back to the previous century. By the middle of the 18th century the name appears to have died out, only to reappear in the mid 19th century, presumably with one or more immigrants from France.

The spelling in records varies from Jacquet to Jacquett within the same family. We have standardised on Jacquett throughout.


  • Jacquet
  • Jacquett

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Family trees


Births and baptisms


Jacquet family members who served in the Great War

  • Helier Arthur Jacquet (St H), Private RASC


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Jacquet family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Rosalie Jacquet of France, now of 34 Ann Street, St Helier - 6 December 1894, D/Y/A/53
  • John Jacquet, St Helier - 18 December 1924, D/Y/A/84
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