Jepsen Family History

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Jepsen Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from Jep(pe), a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Jensen, Jessen, Jepson, Jansen, Ebsen, Hensen, Mensen, Kessen, Jesse

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Jepsen Family Origin

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Jepsen Family Occupations

What did your Jepsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jepsen family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Laborer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jepsen. The most common Jepsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Jepsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    5%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%

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

Jepsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jepsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jepsen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Jepsen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jepsen. 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 Jepsen. For the veterans among your Jepsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jepsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jepsen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jepsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Jepsen in 1944 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jepsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jepsen 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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