Joost Name Meaning

Dutch, South and Swiss German: variant of Jost. Hungarian: variant of Joos.

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


Similar surnames: Joos, Roos, Yost, Jobst, Loose, Hoot, Jost, Roose, Joo, Yoos

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Joost Family Origin

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Joost Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Retail Grocer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joost. A less common occupation for the Joost family was Retail Grocer. The most common Joost occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Joost's were Farmers.

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Joost Historical Records

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Joost Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Joost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Joost in 1952 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joost

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