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In the late Middle Ages, French families adopted surnames by the thousands. Jenne appeared first in the former province of Anjou. It was a name for a poultry farmer. It is a southern French diminutive form of the surname Gelinier, which is derived from the Old French word "geline," which means "poultry" or "hens."

Jenne Early Origins



The surname Jenne was first found in Anjou, a former county, duchy and province centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France.

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Jenne Spelling Variations


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Jenne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gennes, Jennes, Jenness, Genne, Jenne, Genes, Jenes, Des Gennes, Les Gennes, Les Jennes, Des Jennes and many more.

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Jenne Early History


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Jenne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jenne research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1095, 1144, 1188, 1248, 1346, 1472, 1473, 1578, 1654, and 1730 are included under the topic Early Jenne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jenne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jenne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jenne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jenne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Jenne, who landed in America in 1620

Jenne Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Jenne, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1874

Jenne Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl Fred Jenne, who arrived in Alabama in 1913

Jenne Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Franklin Jenne, who landed in Canada in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jenne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jenne (post 1700)



  • James Nathaniel Jenne (b. 1859), American doctor and surgeon

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Jenne Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Jenne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jenne Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 September 2010 at 15:37.

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