Joles Family History

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Joles Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Hebrew personal name Yoel (Joel), born by a Biblical prophet.

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

Similar surnames: Roles, Jones, Jules, Doles, Jolles, Toles, Oles, Moles, Boley, Colen

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Joles Family Origin

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Joles Family Occupations

What did your Joles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Joles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Joles's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joles. A less common occupation for the Joles family was Farm Work.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farm Work


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

Joles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Joles Life Expectancy

What is the average Joles lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Joles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Joles in 1960 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joles 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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