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Jifkens Family History

Jifkens Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mickens, Tilkens, Nickens, Wickens, Likens, Dickens, Wilkens, Aikens

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Where is the Jifkens family from?

You can see how Jifkens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jifkens family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 3 Jifkens families living in Berkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Jifkens's in United Kingdom. Berkshire had the highest population of Jifkens families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jifkens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 11 census records available for the last name Jifkens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jifkens 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jifkens. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jifkens. For the veterans among your Jifkens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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