Jen Name Meaning

English, Danish, Dutch, etc.: variant of Jan. Chinese : variant of Ren 1.

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


Similar surnames: Jan, Ren, Jew, Jee, Pen, Jin, Jun, Jean, Jex, Oen

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Jen Family Origin

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Jen Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Jen occupation in the USA was Laundryman. 50% of Jen's were Laundrymans. Laundryman and Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jen.

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  • Laundryman

    50%
  • Miner

    50%

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Jen Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Jen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Jen in 1966 was 76, and 73 in 2004.

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