Jellison Family History

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Jellison Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gelis, a variant of Giles, or possibly a patronymic or metronymic from a short form of Julian.

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

Similar surnames: Allison, Ellison, Julson, Jillson, Rollison, Elison, Denison, Fellin

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Jellison Family Origin

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Jellison Family Occupations

What did your Jellison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jellison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Jellison's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jellison. A less common occupation for the Jellison family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Jellison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Jellison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jellison 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 506 immigration records available for the last name Jellison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Jellison. For the veterans among your Jellison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jellison Life Expectancy

What is the average Jellison lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jellison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jellison in 1943 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jellison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jellison 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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