Jenssen Family History

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Jenssen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: variant of Jensen.

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

Similar surnames: Jessen, Jensen, Janssen, Jenson, Bentsen, Jansen, Hanssen, Jentzen

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Jenssen Family Origin

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Jenssen Family Occupations

What did your Jenssen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jenssen occupation in the USA was Beer Bottler. 20% of Jenssen's were Beer Bottlers. Beer Bottler, Drives Team and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenssen. A less common occupation for the Jenssen family was Inspect Cars L. S. Ry..

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  • Beer Bottler

  • Drives Team

  • Farmer

  • Inspect Cars L. S. Ry.


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

Jenssen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Jenssen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jenssen 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Jenssen. 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 480 military records available for the last name Jenssen. For the veterans among your Jenssen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jenssen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenssen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Jenssen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jenssen in 1952 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenssen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenssen 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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