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Jody Family History

Jody Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

31,584 Historical Documents with Jody on Ancestry
30,409 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
77 Military Records
42 Immigration Records
351 Census and Voter Lists
705 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jody Families

  • Number of Jody families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Jody last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jody census records

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Jody Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Jody

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Jody Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jody census records

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Military Service by Jody

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