Jentgen Family History

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Jentgen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Jentzen, Engen, Bestgen, Jensen, Bentsen, Hentges, Bentzen, Jantzen

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Jentgen Family Origin

Where is the Jentgen family from?

Jentgen Family Occupations

What did your Jentgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jentgen occupation in the USA was Cooper. 50% of Jentgen's were Coopers. Cooper and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jentgen.

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  • Cooper

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Jentgen Historical Records

What Jentgen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 148 census records available for the last name Jentgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jentgen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Jentgen

Passenger List

There are 64 immigration records available for the last name Jentgen. 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 50 military records available for the last name Jentgen. For the veterans among your Jentgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jentgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentgen lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Jentgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Jentgen in 1967 was 80, and 65 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentgen 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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