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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:

'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes







Jenkins  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

Jenkins Last Name Meaning
Search the FREE Ancestry.com Name Dictionary.




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

Start your Genealogy to find your personal Jenkins family ancestry. It's easy to get started. Just begin your family tree with what you already know. Learn More.




A Jenkins Family History Thought:

'There is a history in all men's lives.' --William Shakespeare in King Henry IV, Part II




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