Joens Family History

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Joens Name Meaning

Swedish, Danish, and North German (Jöns): from a vernacular form of Johannes (see John).

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

Similar surnames: Jons, Jens, Johns, John, Joers, Jorns, Borns, Bens, Juers, Goers

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Joens Family Origin

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Joens Family Occupations

What did your Joens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Cole Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joens. A less common occupation for the Joens family was Cole Mine. The most common Joens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Joens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Cole Miner

  • Cole Mine


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

Joens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Joens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joens census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Joens. 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 831 military records available for the last name Joens. For the veterans among your Joens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Joens Life Expectancy

What is the average Joens lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Joens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Joens in 1963 was 81, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joens 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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