Jourdan Family History

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Jourdan Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Jordan.

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


Similar surnames: Jourdain, Jourden, Jordan, Jordon, Jorden, Gordan, Nordan, Mordan

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Jourdan Family Origin

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Jourdan Family Occupations

What did your Jourdan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jourdan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Jourdan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jourdan. A less common occupation for the Jourdan family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Jourdan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jourdan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jourdan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Jourdan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jourdan. 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 Jourdan. For the veterans among your Jourdan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jourdan Life Expectancy

What is the average Jourdan lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Jourdan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jourdan in 1950 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jourdan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jourdan 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.

Famous Jourdan Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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