Joost Family History

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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

What did your Joost ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Retail Grocer

    6%

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

Joost Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Joost. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joost census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Joost

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Joost. 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 Joost. For the veterans among your Joost ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Joost Life Expectancy

What is the average Joost lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joost

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joost 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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