Jentrey Family History

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Jentrey 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: Bentley, Jeffrey, Ventre, Ventry, Gentry, Jenney, Jentzen, Petrey

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Jentrey Family Origin

Where is the Jentrey family from?

Jentrey Family Occupations

What did your Jentrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jentrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Jentrey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jentrey family was Laborer. Farmer and Drives Coal Team were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jentrey.

View Census data for Jentrey | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    50%
  • Drives Coal Team

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Jentrey Historical Records

What Jentrey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 120 census records available for the last name Jentrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jentrey 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 Jentrey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jentrey. 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 6 military records available for the last name Jentrey. For the veterans among your Jentrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jentrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Jentrey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jentrey 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jentrey

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