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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  • Farming

    17%
  • Retail Grocer

    17%
  • Retired From Shipping Merchant

    17%
  • Sailor

    17%

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

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Jex Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jex

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