Jent Family History

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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

Where is the Jent family from?

Jent Family Occupations

What did your Jent ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

  • Auctioneer J P

  • Joiner


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

Jent Historical Records

What Jent family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Jent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jent 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 203 immigration records available for the last name Jent. 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 704 military records available for the last name Jent. For the veterans among your Jent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jent Life Expectancy

What is the average Jent lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jent 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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