Joya Family History

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Joya Name Meaning

Catalan: possibly a variant of Hoyos.

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


Similar surnames: Joa, Moya, Noya, Joye, Goya, Juba, Dona, Goy, Boda, Joel

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Joya Family Origin

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Joya Family Occupations

What did your Joya ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Civil Engineer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Joya. The most common Joya occupation in the USA was Civil Engineer. 50% of Joya's were Civil Engineers.

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  • Civil Engineer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Joya Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Joya Life Expectancy

What is the average Joya lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Joya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Joya in 1965 was 41, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joya

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joya 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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