Joki Family History

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Joki Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from joki ‘river’. During the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Joki was adopted as a replacement by Finns with Swedish surnames, especially those containing Swedish ström ‘river’. In some cases it may have been adopted as a topographic name by someone who lived by a river.

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


Similar surnames: Maki, Ji, John, Jobe, Job, Bodi, Jost, Loi, Kooi, Bok

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Joki Family Origin

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Joki Family Occupations

What did your Joki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Joki. 19% of Joki men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Joki women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Joki were Janitor and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Janitor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    40%
  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%

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

Joki Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Joki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joki 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 750 immigration records available for the last name Joki. 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 420 military records available for the last name Joki. For the veterans among your Joki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Joki Life Expectancy

What is the average Joki lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Joki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Joki in 1941 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

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