Jenifer Family History

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Jenifer Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Jennifer, from the Welsh female personal name Gwenhwyfar, a compound of gwen ‘fair’, ‘white’ + (g)wyf ‘smooth’, ‘yielding’ + fawr ‘large’.

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

Similar surnames: Denier, Benner, Venier, Jenner, Engfer, Rencher, Redifer, Renfer

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Jenifer Family Origin

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Jenifer Family Occupations

What did your Jenifer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jenifer family was At Home. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenifer. The most common Jenifer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Jenifer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • At Home


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Jenifer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jenifer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jenifer 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 131 immigration records available for the last name Jenifer. 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 633 military records available for the last name Jenifer. For the veterans among your Jenifer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jenifer Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenifer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Jenifer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Jenifer in 1961 was 44, and 50 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenifer 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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