Jenkins Family History

Meaning of surname: Jenkins

Jenkins is a surname that originated in Cornwall, but came to be popular in southern Wales. The name "Jenkin" originally meant "little John" or "son of John". The "kin" portion is of Dutch origin (-kijn), which then gained a certain popularity in England.

We found 3,800,905 Genealogy and Family History Records for Jenkins in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Jenkins surname:

3,648,711 Digital Copies of Newspapers
63,284 Pictures of Obituaries
9,167 Government Documents
158 Historical Books
79,585 Social Security Death Records

Jenkins Surname

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Here we are showing you genealogy and family history records found in newspapers and other historical documents that include the surname Jenkins

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Mentions of Jenkins family name in Passenger Lists

Birth Records for Surname Jenkins

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