Jenden Family History

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Jenden Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Jensen, Menden, Jerden, Jenner, Heiden, Eden, Linden, Dennen, Hedden

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Jenden Family Origin

Where is the Jenden family from?

Jenden Family Occupations

What did your Jenden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jenden occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Jenden's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Brewers Labr and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenden. A less common occupation for the Jenden family was Carter Ag Lab.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Brewers Labr

  • Carpenter

  • Carter Ag Lab


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

Jenden Historical Records

What Jenden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jenden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jenden 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 136 immigration records available for the last name Jenden. 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 81 military records available for the last name Jenden. For the veterans among your Jenden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jenden Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenden lifespan?

Average Jenden life expectancy in 1993 was 68 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenden 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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