Jorn Family History

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Jorn Name Meaning

North German (Jörn): from a short form of Jörgen, a variant of Jürgen; a German form of George.

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

Similar surnames: Korn, Born, John, Jorns, Zorn, Corn, Jory, Horn, Dorn, Carn

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Jorn Family Origin

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Jorn Family Occupations

What did your Jorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jorn family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Express were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jorn. The most common Jorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jorn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Express

  • Laborer


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

Jorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Jorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jorn 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 482 immigration records available for the last name Jorn. 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 Jorn. For the veterans among your Jorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Jorn lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Jorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Jorn in 1957 was 52, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jorn 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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