Joerg Family History

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Joerg Name Meaning

German (Jörg): from the personal name Joerg, a German vernacular form of George.

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

Similar surnames: Joerger, Jerge, Goers, Juers, Berg, Jory, Jorn, Gerg, Goergen, Moers

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Joerg Family Origin

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Joerg Family Occupations

What did your Joerg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Joerg family was Farmer. Keeping House, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joerg. The most common Joerg occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 20% of Joerg's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Joerg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Joerg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joerg 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 773 immigration records available for the last name Joerg. 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 476 military records available for the last name Joerg. For the veterans among your Joerg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Joerg Life Expectancy

What is the average Joerg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Joerg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Joerg in 1949 was 68, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joerg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joerg 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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