Jenks Name Meaning

English (also found in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jenk, a back-formation from Jenkin with the removal of the supposed Anglo-Norman French diminutive suffix -in.

List of People with Surname Jenks

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,889 people with the surname Jenks. Among these people surnamed Jenks, there are approximately 532 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. John Jenks, Daniel Jenks and Michael Jenks are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Jenks, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Jenks, with a total of 264 people, and there are a total of 182 distinct names among these people. Michigan is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jenks, with a total of 264 people and an average of 174 distinct names.