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

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Source: Census data for Josey | Data not to scale

Josey Historical Records

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Josey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Josey

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