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Jodrey Name Meaning

Altered form of French Jodry .

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

Similar surnames: Torrey, Godfrey, Cowdrey, Lorey, Morrey, Drey, Godbey, Bodley, Bodey

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Where is the Jodrey family from?

You can see how Jodrey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jodrey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Jodrey families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there was 1 Jodrey family living in Colorado. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jodrey's in USA. Colorado and 1 other state had the highest population of Jodrey families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jodrey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jodrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jodrey. 42% of Jodrey men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Jodrey women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jodrey were Farmer and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Operator
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jodrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jodrey 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 405 immigration records available for the last name Jodrey. 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 319 military records available for the last name Jodrey. For the veterans among your Jodrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jodrey lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Jodrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Jodrey in 1965 was 60, and 71 in 2004.

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