Josselyn Family History

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Josselyn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Joslin.

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


Similar surnames: Joslyn, Jocelyn, Rossen, Cassel, Cossey, Rosselle, Boisen, Rosell

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Josselyn Family Origin

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Josselyn Family Occupations

What did your Josselyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Josselyn. A less common occupation for the Josselyn family was Keep House. The most common Josselyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Josselyn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keep House

    3%

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

Josselyn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Josselyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Josselyn lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Josselyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Josselyn in 1954 was 26, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Josselyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Josselyn 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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