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Jenkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jenkin. Jenkins is one of the most common names in England, especially southwestern England, but is also especially associated with Wales.

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


Similar surnames: Jenkinson, Junkins, Jinkins, Jenkin, Jenks, Junkin, Perkins, Judkins

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Jenkins Family Origin

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Jenkins Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jenkins family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenkins. The most common Jenkins occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Jenkins's were Coal Miners.

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Jenkins Historical Records

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Jenkins Life Expectancy

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Famous Jenkins Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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