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Jewkes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a short form of a Celtic personal name, Old Breton Iudicael (see Jewell).

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


Similar surnames: Jukes, Mewes, Jakes, Jeanes, Perkes, Tewes, Hawkes, Heikes, Jenks

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Jewkes Family Origin

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Jewkes Family Occupations

What did your Jewkes ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Lawyer

    20%

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

Jewkes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jewkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Jewkes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Jewkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Jewkes in 1963 was 82, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jewkes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jewkes 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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