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Jeans Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Jean (see Jayne).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jeanes, Jans, Jean, Jeane, Jens, Deans, Kearns, Bean, Deas, Jahns

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Jeans Family Origin

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Jeans Family Occupations

What did your Jeans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jeans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Jeans's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jeans. A less common occupation for the Jeans family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Jeans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jeans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jeans census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jeans. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jeans. For the veterans among your Jeans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jeans Life Expectancy

What is the average Jeans lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Jeans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Jeans in 1958 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeans

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jeans 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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