Jentges Family History

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Jentges 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: Hentges, Menges, Gentes, Jenniges, Jentzen, Gentles, Jenner, Engel

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Jentges Family Origin

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Jentges Family Occupations

What did your Jentges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jentges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Jentges's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jentges family was Works In Wagon Shop. Farmer, House And Sign Painter and Keeps Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jentges.

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  • Farmer

  • House And Sign Painter

  • Keeps Saloon

  • Works In Wagon Shop


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

Jentges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 325 census records available for the last name Jentges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jentges 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Jentges. 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 95 military records available for the last name Jentges. For the veterans among your Jentges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jentges Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentges lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Jentges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Jentges in 1956 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentges 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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