Jessup Family History

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Jessup Name Meaning

English: from the personal name, a variant of Joseph, representing the usual pronunciation of the name in the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Jessop, Jesse, Jessie, Jessen, Jesus, Hessel, Kessel, Jester, Jesson

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Jessup Family Origin

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Jessup Family Occupations

What did your Jessup ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jessup. The most common Jessup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Jessup's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jessup family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Jessup Historical Records

What Jessup family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jessup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jessup 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 Jessup

Passenger List

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

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Jessup Life Expectancy

What is the average Jessup lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jessup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Jessup in 1944 was 75, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jessup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jessup 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.

Famous Jessup Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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