Jenyons Family History

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Jenyons 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, Jenkins, Jenson, Jansons, Benson, Fenton, Denton, Henton

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Jenyons Family Origin

Where is the Jenyons family from?

Jenyons Family Occupations

What did your Jenyons ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jenyons occupation in the UK was Formerley Stone Mason. 33% of Jenyons's were Formerley Stone Masons. Formerley Stone Mason and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jenyons. A less common occupation for the Jenyons family was Warehouseman.

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  • Formerley Stone Mason

  • Stone Mason

  • Warehouseman


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

Jenyons Historical Records

What Jenyons family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 84 census records available for the last name Jenyons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jenyons 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Jenyons. 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 11 military records available for the last name Jenyons. For the veterans among your Jenyons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jenyons Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenyons lifespan?

Average Jenyons life expectancy in 1997 was 77 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenyons

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenyons 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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