Joos Family History

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Joos Name Meaning

Dutch, South and Swiss German: variant of Jost. Hungarian: archaic variant of the family name Jós meaning ‘fortune teller’.

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

Similar surnames: Joost, Roos, Koos, Loos, Boos, Moos, Joo, Goos, Jons, Klos

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Joos Family Origin

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Joos Family Occupations

What did your Joos ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Lift Attendant and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Joos. 50% of Joos men worked as a Lift Attendant and 58% of Joos women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Joos were Postman Gro and Woolleen Peicer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Lift Attendant
  • Postman Gro

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker fitter (cutter
  • Private Means
  • Woolleen Peicer

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

Joos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Joos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joos 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Joos. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Joos. For the veterans among your Joos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Joos Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Joos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Joos in 1940 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Joos 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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