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Jenkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jenkin. Jenkins is one of the most common names in England, especially southwestern England, but is also especially associated with Wales.

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

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Jenkins Family Origin

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Jenkins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

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Jenkins Life Expectancy

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Famous Jenkins Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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