Jex Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Jacks. German: unexplained; perhaps a patronymic from the personal name Jeck.

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


Similar surnames: Rex, Lex, Jax, Jew, Tea, Lem, Fey, Jee, Jean, Dax

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Jex Family Origin

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Jex Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farming, Retail Grocer and Retired From Shipping Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jex. The most common Jex occupation in the USA was Farming. 17% of Jex's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Jex family was Sailor.

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  • Farming

    17%
  • Retail Grocer

    17%
  • Retired From Shipping Merchant

    17%
  • Sailor

    17%

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Jex Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jex Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Jex life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Jex in 1963 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

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