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Jacobi Family History

Jacobi Name Meaning

German Dutch French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine) and Jewish: Latinized (humanistic) patronymic from the personal name Jacob using the genitive of its Latin form Jacobus. Compare Jacoby .

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

Similar surnames: Jacob, Jacoby, Jacobs, Jacobitz, Jack, Jacobe, Jakob, Jacobus

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Where is the Jacobi family from?

You can see how Jacobi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jacobi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jacobi families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Jacobi family living in Florida Territory. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jacobi's in USA. Florida Territory and 1 other state had the highest population of Jacobi families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jacobi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jacobi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jacobi. 14% of Jacobi men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Jacobi women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jacobi were Clerk and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Jacobi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacobi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Jacobi. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Jacobi. For the veterans among your Jacobi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jacobi lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jacobi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jacobi in 1955 was 39, and 84 in 2004.

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