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Jorissen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Joris a vernacular form of George .

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


Similar surnames: Jorgensen, Janssen, Goossen, Morisset, Jonassen, Bossen, Jordison

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Where is the Jorissen family from?

You can see how Jorissen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jorissen family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Jorissen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Jorissen families living in Minnesota. This was about 27% of all the recorded Jorissen's in USA. Minnesota and 1 other state had the highest population of Jorissen families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jorissen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jorissen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jorissen. 31% of Jorissen men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Jorissen women worked as a Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Wpa
    16%
  • Proprietor
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Jorissen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 538 census records available for the last name Jorissen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jorissen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 409 immigration records available for the last name Jorissen. 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 Cards

There are 205 military records available for the last name Jorissen. For the veterans among your Jorissen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jorissen lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Jorissen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jorissen in 1948 was 51, and 61 in 2003.

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