Jens Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes (see John).

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

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Jens Family Origin

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Jens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Dairy Man

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jens. A less common occupation for the Jens family was Dairy Man. The most common Jens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Jens's were Farmers.

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Jens Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Jens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jens in 1957 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jens

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