Jennison Family History

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Jennison Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jen, Jan (see Jayne).

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

Similar surnames: Jenison, Dennison, Pennison, Denniston, Rennison, Kennison, Jennings

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Jennison Family Origin

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Jennison Family Occupations

What did your Jennison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jennison occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Jennison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jennison family was School Teacher. Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jennison.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • School

  • School Teacher


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

Jennison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Jennison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jennison 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jennison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Jennison. For the veterans among your Jennison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jennison Life Expectancy

What is the average Jennison lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Jennison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Jennison in 1950 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jennison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jennison 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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