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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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Where is the Joens family from?

You can see how Joens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Joens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Joens families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Joens families living in Connecticut. This was about 50% of all the recorded Joens's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Joens families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Joens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Joens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Joens. 28% of Joens men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Joens women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Joens were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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