Jobst Family History

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Jobst Name Meaning

German: from the Biblical name Job, influenced by Jost (see Joost).

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


Similar surnames: Obst, Jost, Job, Joost, Joos, Yost, Just, Yoast, Yoest, Jobe

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Jobst Family Origin

Where is the Jobst family from?

Jobst Family Occupations

What did your Jobst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Painter and Architect-Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jobst. The most common Jobst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Jobst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jobst family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Painter

    18%
  • Architect-Builder

    6%
  • At Home

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jobst ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jobst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jobst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jobst census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Jobst

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jobst. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jobst. For the veterans among your Jobst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jobst Life Expectancy

What is the average Jobst lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Jobst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Jobst in 1942 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jobst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jobst ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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