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Jepsen Surname 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 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Jepsen family from?

You can see how Jepsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jepsen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Jepsen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Jepsen families living in Lancashire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Jepsen's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Jepsen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jepsen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jepsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Jepsen. 100% of Jepsen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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.

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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