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Jenney Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Altered spelling of German Jenny, or perhaps of Jenne.

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


Similar surnames: Jenny, Yenney, Denney, Penney, Benner, Jenner, Jenne, Fenley, Jenni

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Jenney Family Origin

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Jenney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeps House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Jenney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Jenney's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenney. A less common occupation for the Jenney family was Keeps House.

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Jenney Historical Records

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Jenney Life Expectancy

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