Joerger Family History

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Joerger Name Meaning

South German (Jörger): patronymic from Jörg, a German vernacular form of Greek Georgios (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Jerger, Joerg, Goergen, Jerge, Roeger, Jenner, Berger, Jaeger, Geiger

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Joerger Family Origin

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Joerger Family Occupations

What did your Joerger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Joerger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Joerger's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joerger. A less common occupation for the Joerger family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Joerger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Joerger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joerger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Joerger. 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 Joerger. For the veterans among your Joerger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Joerger Life Expectancy

What is the average Joerger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Joerger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Joerger in 1955 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joerger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joerger 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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