Joffe Family History

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Joffe Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Jaffe, reflecting an Ashkenazic pronunciation of the Hebrew word.

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


Similar surnames: Ioffe, Yoffe, Roffe, Jaffe, Offen, Yaffe, Koff, Jaffee, Jaffa, Hoffer

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Joffe Family Origin

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Joffe Family Occupations

What did your Joffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Barber and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Joffe. 9% of Joffe men worked as a Barber and 58% of Joffe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Joffe were Estate Agent and Tailoress Fellinghand

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Barber
    9%
  • Doctor
    9%
  • Drene fur Mantle Mer
    9%
  • Estate Agent
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Beauty Cust Work
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Tailoress Fellinghand
    15%

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

Joffe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Joffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joffe 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Joffe. 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 Card

There are 691 military records available for the last name Joffe. For the veterans among your Joffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Joffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Joffe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Joffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Joffe in 1953 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joffe

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