Jendon Family History

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Jendon 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: Hendon, Bendon, Rendon, Jenson, Benson, Kenyon, Fenton, London

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Jendon Family Origin

Where is the Jendon family from?

Jendon Family Occupations

What did your Jendon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jendon occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer & Beer House. 50% of Jendon's were Farm Labourer & Beer Houses. Farm Labourer & Beer House and Painter & Decorator were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jendon.

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  • Farm Labourer & Beer House

  • Painter & Decorator


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

Jendon Historical Records

What Jendon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 99 census records available for the last name Jendon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jendon 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Jendon. 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 9 military records available for the last name Jendon. For the veterans among your Jendon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jendon Life Expectancy

What is the average Jendon lifespan?

Average Jendon life expectancy in 2001 was 86 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jendon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jendon 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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