Jex Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Jacks. German: unexplained; perhaps a patronymic from the personal name Jeck.

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

Similar surnames: Rex, Lex, Jax, Jew, Tea, Lem, Fey, Jee, Jean, Dax

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Jex Family Origin

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Jex Family Occupations

What did your Jex ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jex family was Carter. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jex. The most common Jex occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Jex's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carter


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Jex Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Jex. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jex 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 944 immigration records available for the last name Jex. 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 829 military records available for the last name Jex. For the veterans among your Jex ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jex Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Jex life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Jex in 1963 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

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