Jenison Family History

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Jenison Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Jan (see Jayne).

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


Similar surnames: Jennison, Jewison, Denison, Janson, Benson, Lewison, Henson, Jansson

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Jenison Family Origin

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Jenison Family Occupations

What did your Jenison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jenison family was Beer Manufacture. The most common Jenison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Jenison's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenison.

View Census data for Jenison | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Beer Manufacture

    2%

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

Jenison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jenison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jenison 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 Jenison. 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 Jenison. For the veterans among your Jenison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jenison Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenison lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Jenison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jenison in 1963 was 79, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenison 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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