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Where is the Jens family from?
You can see how Jens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jens families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Jens family living in Mississippi. This was about 25% of all the recorded Jens's in the USA. Mississippi and 3 other states had the highest population of Jens families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jens. 28% of Jens men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Jens women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jens were Farm Laborer and Secretary.