Jons Family History

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Jons Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Swedish (Jöns): from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes (see John). reduced form of Latvian Jonas.

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

Similar surnames: Joens, Jens, Jans, Johns, Jonas, Sons, Jone, Jones, Jank, Jong

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Jons Family Origin

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Jons Family Occupations

What did your Jons ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayers Labourer, Coal Weighman and Farm Servant Indoor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jons. The most common Jons occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Labourer. 6% of Jons's were Bricklayers Labourers. A less common occupation for the Jons family was Foreman Engine Fitter.

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  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Coal Weighman

  • Farm Servant Indoor

  • Foreman Engine Fitter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jons ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jons Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Jons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jons 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Jons. 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 669 military records available for the last name Jons. For the veterans among your Jons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jons Life Expectancy

What is the average Jons lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Jons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Jons in 1965 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jons 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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