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Jenness Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jan (see Jayne). Possibly an Americanized form of French Lajeunesse.

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


Similar surnames: Jennett, Jenner, Jeanes, Jenne, Jennings, Bennis, Fennessy, Benner

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Jenness Family Origin

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Jenness Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Carter & Pork Butcher

    14%
  • Coach Body Maker

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jenness family was Coal Miner. The most common Jenness occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Jenness's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Carter & Pork Butcher and Coach Body Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenness.

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Jenness Historical Records

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Jenness Life Expectancy

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