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Jenkins Surname Origin

From Jenks or John, and the patronymic termination ings, belonging to, or son of John. SeeJohn

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




Jenkins  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

Jenkins Last Name Meaning
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A Jenkins Family History Thought:

'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738







Jenkins  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

Jenkins Last Name Meaning
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There is more to Jenkins family history than the origin of your surname:

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A Jenkins Family History Thought:

'Those who not look upon themselves as a link connecting the past with the future do not perform their duty to the world' --Daniel Webster




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