Jorge Family History

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Jorge Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the personal name Jorge, a borrowing of French (and English) George.

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


Similar surnames: Forge, Borge, Jerge, Monge, Lorge, Corte, Porte, Jobe, Joerg, Dore

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Jorge Family Origin

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Jorge Family Occupations

What did your Jorge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cigar Maker, Clerk In Grocery and Domestic Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jorge. A less common occupation for the Jorge family was Engineer. The most common Jorge occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 11% of Jorge's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Clerk In Grocery

    11%
  • Domestic Servant

    11%
  • Engineer

    11%

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

Jorge Historical Records

What Jorge family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Jorge Life Expectancy

What is the average Jorge lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jorge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Jorge in 1945 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jorge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jorge 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.

Famous Jorge Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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