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Jenkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jenkin. Jenkins is one of the most common names in England, especially southwestern England, but is also especially associated with Wales.

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


Similar surnames: Jenkinson, Junkins, Jinkins, Jenkin, Jenks, Junkin, Perkins, Judkins

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Jenkins Family Origin

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Jenkins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • School

    8%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Student

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenkins. The most common Jenkins occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Jenkins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jenkins family was Student.

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Jenkins Life Expectancy

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Famous Jenkins Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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