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The ancient people of the French province of Anjou were the first to use the name Jette. Jette was derived from the male given name of Yehuda or Judah, which was the Biblical name of Jacob's eldest son.

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The surname Jette was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France. The first records of the were found in a village in the department of Maine-et-Loire, in the canton and district of Barepéau.

History has changed the spelling of most surnames. During the early development of the French language in the Middle Ages, a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there spelling variations of the name Jette, some of which include Jetté, Jeté, Jettet, Jetet, Jetter, Jeter, Jettot, Jetot, Jettau, Jetau, Jettaud, Jetaud, Jettaut, Jetaut, Jettaux, Jetaux, Jettauld, Jetauld, Jettault, Jetault, Jettaulx, Jetaulx, Jetteau, Jeteau, Jetteaux, Jeteaux, Jettat, Jetat, Jettas, Jetas, Jettard, Jetard, Jetton, Jeton, Jettin and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jette research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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More information is included under the topic Early Jette Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Jette has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Jette were

Jette Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Jetté, who married Marie-Agathe Gautier in Repentigny in 1774

Jette Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Amalia Jette, who landed in New York, NY in 1850

Jette Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Urbain Jette, who landed in Montreal in 1653
  • Catherine Charles Jette, who arrived in Montreal in 1659
  • Nicolas Jetté, who married Catherine Giard in Montreal in 1690

Jette Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Jetté, who married Louis Bouchard in Montreal in 1721
  • Nicolas Jetté, who married Catherine Richard in Longue-Pointe in 1728
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  • Michel Jetté, Canadian Gemini Award winning director, screenwriter, producer and editor
  • Alphonse Joseph Oscar Jetté (1887-1944), Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Montreal Canadiens (1911-1915)
  • Sir Louis-Amable Jetté KCMG (8203-1836), Canadian lawyer, politician, judge, professor, 8th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (1872-1878)
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    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
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    The Jette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jette Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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