Jentoft Family History

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Jentoft 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: Fenton, Denton, Henton, Kenton, Toft, Benton, Lenton, Vento, Renton

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Jentoft Family Origin

Where is the Jentoft family from?

Jentoft Family Occupations

What did your Jentoft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jentoft occupation in the USA was Letter Carrier. 100% of Jentoft's were Letter Carriers.

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  • Letter Carrier


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

Jentoft Historical Records

What Jentoft family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 422 census records available for the last name Jentoft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jentoft 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 520 immigration records available for the last name Jentoft. 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 169 military records available for the last name Jentoft. For the veterans among your Jentoft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jentoft Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentoft lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jentoft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Jentoft in 1959 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentoft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentoft 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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