Joos Name Meaning

Dutch, South and Swiss German: variant of Jost. Hungarian: archaic variant of the family name Jós meaning ‘fortune teller’.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Joos Family Origin

Where is the Joos family from?

SHOW MORE

Joos Family Occupations

What did your Joos ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    19%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Joos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Joos's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joos. A less common occupation for the Joos family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Joos | Data not to scale

Joos Historical Records

What Joos family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Joos ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Joos

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Joos Life Expectancy

What is the average Joos lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joos 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Joos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Joos in 1940 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joos

Famous Joos Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name