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Joerg Surname Meaning

German (Jörg): from the personal name Joerg a German vernacular form of George .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Joerger, Jerge, Goers, Juers, Berg, Jory, Jorn, Gerg, Goergen, Moers

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Where is the Joerg family from?

You can see how Joerg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Joerg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Joerg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Joerg families living in Cornwall. This was about 60% of all the recorded Joerg's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Joerg families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Joerg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Joerg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Joerg. 100% of Joerg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Joerg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joerg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 773 immigration records available for the last name Joerg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 476 military records available for the last name Joerg. For the veterans among your Joerg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Joerg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Joerg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Joerg in 1949 was 68, and 68 in 2004.

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