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Jos Family History

Jos Name Meaning

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

40,727 Historical Documents with Jos on Ancestry.com
31,741 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
689 Military Records
1,097 Immigration Records
4,677 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Jos Families

  • Number of Jos families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jos families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Jos families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jos census records

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Jos Family Origin

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Jos Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jos

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Jos Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jos census records

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Jos Civil War Service Records

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