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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:

'People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.' --Edmund Burk







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:

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:

'Not to know what happened before we were born is to remain perpetually a child. For what is the worth of a human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history' -- Cicero




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