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Joers Surname Meaning

North German (Jörs): variant of Jöres a short form of the personal name Georg see George .

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


Similar surnames: Juers, Roers, Moers, Goers, Joens, Doerr, Joerg, Goeres, Coers, Jons

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Where is the Joers family from?

You can see how Joers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Joers family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Joers families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Joers families living in Lancashire. This was about 46% of all the recorded Joers's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Joers families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Joers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Joers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Joers. 22% of Joers men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Joers women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Joers were Janitor and Sewing Finisher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Machinist
    16%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Janitor
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%
  • Student Nurse
    23%
  • Sewing Finisher
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Joers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joers 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Joers. 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 393 military records available for the last name Joers. For the veterans among your Joers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Joers lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Joers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Joers in 1944 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

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