Jorden Family History

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Jorden Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jordan. North German (mostly Jörden): probably a variant of Jordan.

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


Similar surnames: Jordon, Norden, Jordan, Jourden, Lorden, Olden, Gordan, Boden, Wolden

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Jorden Family Origin

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Jorden Family Occupations

What did your Jorden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jorden occupation in the UK was Laundress. 6% of Jorden's were Laundresss. Laundress, Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jorden. A less common occupation for the Jorden family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Laundress

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Ag Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jorden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jorden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jorden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jorden 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jorden. 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 Jorden. For the veterans among your Jorden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jorden Life Expectancy

What is the average Jorden lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jorden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jorden in 1945 was 22, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jorden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jorden 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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