Jamaica Family History

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Jamaica 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.

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Jamaica Family Origin

Where is the Jamaica family from?

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Jamaica Family Occupations

What did your Jamaica ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jamaica ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Jamaica occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Jamaica's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Jamaica | Data not to scale

Jamaica Historical Records

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Jamaica Life Expectancy

What is the average Jamaica lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jamaica ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Famous Jamaica Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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