Jossey Family History

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Jossey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Jossey Family Origin

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Jossey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Boarding House Keeper

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jossey. A less common occupation for the Jossey family was Boarding House Keeper. The most common Jossey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Jossey's were Farmers.

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Jossey Historical Records

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Jossey Life Expectancy

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Famous Jossey Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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