Jepson Family History

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Jepson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Danish and North German Jepsen. English: patronymic from a short form of Jeffrey.

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


Similar surnames: Jenson, Jepsen, Jesson, Jeppson, Nelson, Jensen, Person, Reason

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Jepson Family Origin

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Jepson Family Occupations

What did your Jepson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jepson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Jepson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jepson. A less common occupation for the Jepson family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Jepson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jepson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jepson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jepson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Jepson in 1942 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jepson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jepson 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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