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Justice Name Meaning

English: nickname for a fair-minded man, from Middle English, Old French justice ‘justice’, ‘equity’, Latin iustitia, a derivative of iustus (see Just). It may also have been an occupational name for a judge, since this metonymic use of the word is attested from as early as the 12th century.

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


Similar surnames: Justin, Austin, Jessie, Jestice, Eustace, Custis, Judice, Musick

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Justice Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Justice name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Justice. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    58%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Justice Family Origin

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Justice Family Occupations

What did your Justice ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Justice occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Justice's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Justice. A less common occupation for the Justice family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Justice Historical Records

What Justice family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 101,000 census records available for the last name Justice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Justice 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Justice. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Justice. For the veterans among your Justice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Justice Life Expectancy

What is the average Justice lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Justice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Justice in 1940 was 31, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Justice

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Justice 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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