Jennett Family History

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Jennett Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Jan (see Jayne). Variant spelling of French Jeannette.

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


Similar surnames: Bennett, Dennett, Jennette, Jenness, Jewett, Jenne, Gunnett, Annett

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Jennett Family Origin

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Jennett Family Occupations

What did your Jennett ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Jennett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jennett Life Expectancy

What is the average Jennett lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Jennett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Jennett in 1960 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jennett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jennett 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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