Jents Family History

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Jents 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: Jenks, Jens, Jent, Lents, Jentz, Bents, Jonas, Beets, Sens, Mente

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Jents Family Origin

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Jents Family Occupations

What did your Jents ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jents occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Jents's were Farmers. Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jents.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner


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

Jents Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 450 census records available for the last name Jents. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jents 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 40 immigration records available for the last name Jents. 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 47 military records available for the last name Jents. For the veterans among your Jents ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jents Life Expectancy

What is the average Jents lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Jents life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jents in 1963 was 87, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jents

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jents 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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