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Jewett Surname Origin
The little Jew, the son of a Jew; Jouet, French, toy, sport.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Jewett Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Jewett family history than the origin of your surname:
A Jewett Family History Thought:
Whenever there's a will, you'll see an heir loom.