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Jenkin Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): from the Middle English personal name Jenkin, a pet form of John with the addition of the suffix -kin (of Low German origin).

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

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Jenkin Family Origin

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Jenkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Miner

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Jenkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Jenkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jenkin family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenkin.

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Jenkin Historical Records

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Jenkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Jenkin Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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