Jergens Family History

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Jergens Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a vernacular form of the personal name Georg (see George), or from Latvian Jirgens, of the same etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Jurgens, Mergens, Mertens, Jerge, Jerger, Gergen, Deren, Eggers

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Jergens Family Origin

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Jergens Family Occupations

What did your Jergens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jergens. 31% of Jergens men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Jergens women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jergens were Florist and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Florist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Cook
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady

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

Jergens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jergens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jergens 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 360 immigration records available for the last name Jergens. 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 288 military records available for the last name Jergens. For the veterans among your Jergens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jergens Life Expectancy

What is the average Jergens lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Jergens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Jergens in 1948 was 50, and 56 in 2004.

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