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Josephs Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish: patronymic from Joseph.

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


Similar surnames: Joseph, Josephsen, Josephson, Josey, Joss, Jose, Jobes, Jostes, Moses

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Josephs Family Origin

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Josephs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1880, the most common Josephs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Josephs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Josephs family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Josephs.

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Josephs Historical Records

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Josephs Life Expectancy

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