Jenson Family History

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Jenson Name Meaning

English: perhaps an altered spelling of Janson. Respelling of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Jensen.

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


Similar surnames: Jepson, Jensen, Benson, Janson, Genson, Jonson, Jansen, Swenson

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Jenson Family Origin

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Jenson Family Occupations

What did your Jenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jenson family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenson. The most common Jenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Jenson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Jenson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenson lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Jenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Jenson in 1948 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenson 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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