Jennings Family History

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Jennings Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Janyn, Jenyn, a pet form of John. German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jenning, Penning, Denning, Kenning, Henning, Jenniges, Janning

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Jennings Family Origin

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Jennings Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jennings. A less common occupation for the Jennings family was Coal Miner. The most common Jennings occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Jennings's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Jennings Historical Records

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Jennings Life Expectancy

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Famous Jennings Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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