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Jepson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Danish and North German Jepsen . English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Jepp’ a Middle English pet form of Geoffrey. See Jeff and compare Jeffrey .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Jenson, Jepsen, Jesson, Jeppson, Nelson, Jensen, Person, Reason

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Where is the Jepson family from?

You can see how Jepson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jepson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jepson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 28 Jepson families living in Ontario. This was about 65% of all the recorded Jepson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Jepson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jepson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jepson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Jepson. 50% of Jepson men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Jepson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jepson were Foreman and Student. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Student
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housewife
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Jepson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jepson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Jepson. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Jepson. For the veterans among your Jepson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jepson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jepson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Jepson in 1942 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

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