Jeny Family History

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Jeny 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: Reny, Jenny, Meny, Jens, Jen, Jent, Jeng, Henry, Feng, Lenz

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Jeny Family Origin

Where is the Jeny family from?

Jeny Family Occupations

What did your Jeny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jeny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Jeny's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jeny. A less common occupation for the Jeny family was Millinery.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Builder

    13%
  • Millinery

    13%

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

Jeny Historical Records

What Jeny family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 430 census records available for the last name Jeny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jeny 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Jeny. 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 30 military records available for the last name Jeny. For the veterans among your Jeny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jeny Life Expectancy

What is the average Jeny lifespan?

Average Jeny life expectancy in 1966 was 68 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jeny 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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