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.

Similar surnames: Fossey, Cossey, Rossey, Dossey, Mossey, Josey, Fosse, Hussey, Cosse

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Jossey Family Origin

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Jossey Family Occupations

What did your Jossey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jossey. 60% of Jossey men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jossey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 829 census records available for the last name Jossey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jossey 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Jossey. 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 149 military records available for the last name Jossey. For the veterans among your Jossey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jossey Life Expectancy

What is the average Jossey lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2001, in the United States, Jossey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Jossey in 1965 was 61, and 80 in 2001.

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