Joa Name Meaning

Dutch and German: unexplained. perhaps Catalan: possibly a nickname or metonymic occupational name from joa, a variant of Catalan joia ‘jewelery’ (compare Joya).

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


Similar surnames: Hoy, Job, Joh, Noa, Jo, Joya, Goy, Joy, Jud, Rom

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Joa Family Origin

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Joa Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Joa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Joa's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Joa Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Joa Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Joa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Joa in 1962 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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