Jens Family History

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Jens Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes (see John).

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

Similar surnames: Jons, Jans, Sens, Joens, Rens, Gens, Beins, Bens, Janos, Heis

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Jens Family Origin

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Jens Family Occupations

What did your Jens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cuter Srindle Tool Room and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jens. 20% of Jens men worked as a Cuter Srindle Tool Room and 50% of Jens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jens were Solicitor and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cuter Srindle Tool Room
  • Emergency Medice Service Medical Officer
  • General Labourer
  • Solicitor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assistant Cook
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Jens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jens 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Jens. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jens. For the veterans among your Jens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jens Life Expectancy

What is the average Jens lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Jens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jens in 1957 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jens 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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