Jenny Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of Jähn, Alsatian and Swiss form of the personal name Johannes (see John). English: variant spelling of Jenney.

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


Similar surnames: Jenne, Denny, Jenke, Henny, Jenni, Kenny, Benny, Jerry, Benn, Jenney

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Jenny Family Origin

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Jenny Family Occupations

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  • Chairwoman

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Engine Driver

    11%
  • Gardener (Dom) ((Domestic Serv))

    11%

In 1881, Chairwoman, Coal Miner and Engine Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenny. The most common Jenny occupation in the UK was Chairwoman. 11% of Jenny's were Chairwomans. A less common occupation for the Jenny family was Gardener (Dom) ((Domestic Serv)).

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Jenny Historical Records

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Jenny Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Jenny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jenny in 1954 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenny

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