Jenkinson Family History

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Jenkinson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jenkin. Compare Jenkins. The form Jenkinson is rather more common in Lancashire and southern Yorkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Jenkins, Hankinson, Hodkinson, Jenison, Jennison, Makinson, Dickinson

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Jenkinson Family Origin

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Jenkinson Family Occupations

What did your Jenkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jenkinson family was Labourer. The most common Jenkinson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Jenkinson's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenkinson.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer


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

Jenkinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Jenkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jenkinson 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Jenkinson. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Jenkinson. For the veterans among your Jenkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jenkinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenkinson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jenkinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Jenkinson in 1945 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenkinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenkinson 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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