Jepsen Family History

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Jepsen Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from Jep(pe), a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Jensen, Jessen, Jepson, Jansen, Ebsen, Hensen, Mensen, Kessen, Jesse

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Jepsen Family Origin

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Jepsen Family Occupations

What did your Jepsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jepsen. 20% of Jepsen men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 50% of Jepsen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jepsen were Shop Assistant store C Drapery and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • Electrical Fitter
  • Engineer Manager
  • Shop Assistant store C Drapery

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Landress
  • Nurse Housemaid (danish)
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jepsen Historical Records

What Jepsen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Jepsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jepsen 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 Jepsen

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Jepsen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jepsen. For the veterans among your Jepsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jepsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jepsen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jepsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Jepsen in 1944 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jepsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jepsen 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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