Josey Family History

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Josey Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Joseph.

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


Similar surnames: Jose, Mosey, Joe, Robey, Kosek, Vose, Gosney, Foley, Toney, Cosey

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Josey Family Origin

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Josey Family Occupations

What did your Josey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Josey. The most common Josey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Josey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Josey family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Josey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Josey Life Expectancy

What is the average Josey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Josey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Josey in 1953 was 40, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Josey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Josey 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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