Jinkerson Family History

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Jinkerson Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jenkin.

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

Similar surnames: Dickerson, Ingerson, Anderson, Hinkson, Jimerson, Einerson, Jimmerson

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Jinkerson Family Origin

Where is the Jinkerson family from?

Jinkerson Family Occupations

What did your Jinkerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jinkerson family was Smelting Lead. The most common Jinkerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Jinkerson's were Farmers. Farmer, Engineer and Mining Lead were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jinkerson.

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  • Farmer

  • Engineer

  • Mining Lead

  • Smelting Lead


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

Jinkerson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jinkerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jinkerson 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 86 immigration records available for the last name Jinkerson. 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 195 military records available for the last name Jinkerson. For the veterans among your Jinkerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jinkerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jinkerson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jinkerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Jinkerson in 1962 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jinkerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jinkerson 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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