Jent Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gent (see Gentry).

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


Similar surnames: Jen, Went, Juett, Best, Jentz, Gent, Bent, Lent, Fent, Ghent

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Jent Family Origin

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Jent Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Auctioneer J P

    25%
  • Joiner

    25%

In 1881, Coal Miner and Auctioneer J P were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jent. The most common Jent occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Jent's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Jent family was Joiner.

Source: Census data for Jent | Data not to scale

Jent Historical Records

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Jent Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Jent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Jent in 1954 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jent

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