Junior Family History

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Junior Name Meaning

Portuguese (Júnior): from a personal name, from Latin junior, comparative of juvenis ‘young’. In some cases this may be a translation of for example German Jung(er).

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


Similar surnames: Junger, Senior, Julio, Jenner, Prior, Juniel, Muniz, Janos, Munir

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Junior Family Origin

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Junior Family Occupations

What did your Junior ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Junior family was Farm Laborer. The most common Junior occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Junior's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Junior.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Junior Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Junior Life Expectancy

What is the average Junior lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Junior life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Junior in 1952 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Junior

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Junior 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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