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Josiah Family History

Josiah Name Meaning

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

30,556 Historical Documents with Josiah on Ancestry.com
12,874 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,460 Military Records
410 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Josiah Families

  • Number of Josiah families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Josiah families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Josiah last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Josiah census records

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Josiah Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Josiah families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Josiah Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Josiah families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Josiah

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Josiah Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Josiah census records

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Josiah Civil War Service Records

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