Jenyon Family History

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Jenyon 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: Kenyon, Jenson, Benson, Fenton, Denton, Henton, Kenton, Benton

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Jenyon Family Origin

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Jenyon Family Occupations

What did your Jenyon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer and Nightsoil Man were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jenyon. The most common Jenyon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 50% of Jenyon's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Nightsoil Man


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

Jenyon Historical Records

What Jenyon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 142 census records available for the last name Jenyon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jenyon 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 46 immigration records available for the last name Jenyon. 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 13 military records available for the last name Jenyon. For the veterans among your Jenyon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jenyon Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenyon lifespan?

Average Jenyon life expectancy in 2003 was 73 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenyon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenyon 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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