Jess Name Meaning

English: variant of Jesse.

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


Similar surnames: Ness, Less, Jesse, Joss, Bess, Tess, Gess, Jessup, Lass, Fess

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Jess Family Origin

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Jess Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Stone Mason

    9%
  • Mason

    6%
  • Bootmaker

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jess family was Bootmaker. The most common Jess occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Jess's were Labourers. Labourer, Stone Mason and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jess.

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Jess Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Jess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jess in 1953 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jess

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