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Origin Of The Surname Jennings

Meaning Of The Surname Jennings

Little John

Interesting Facts About Jennings

You will find this family name recorded in various different forms such as Jennins and Jennens. It actually comes from the medieval English name Janyn or Jenyn which was a verison of the personal name John and both meant ‘Little John’. The forename Johnwas brought into the country as a result of the return of the holy crusaders and underwent modifications when passed down through generations.

Jennings Statistics

Jennings is the number 393 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 24,142 share the surname Jennings in the UK.

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