Joyse Family History

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Joyse 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: Royse, Moyse, Boyse, Rose, House, Boyce, Fosse, Hose, Coyne, Cosse

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Joyse Family Origin

Where is the Joyse family from?

Joyse Family Occupations

What did your Joyse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Joyse occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Joyse's were Laborers. Laborer and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Joyse. A less common occupation for the Joyse family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Cooper

  • Farmer


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

Joyse Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Joyse Life Expectancy

What is the average Joyse lifespan?

Average Joyse life expectancy in 2001 was 81 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joyse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joyse 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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