Joe Name Meaning

Chinese and Korean: variant of Cho. English: from a short form of Joseph.

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


Similar surnames: Jue, Roe, Jo, Jose, Yoe, Jou, Joo, Jee, Joh, Jobe

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Joe Family Origin

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Joe Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    26%
  • Farmer

    26%
  • Labourer

    21%
  • Hunter

    16%

In 1881, the most common Joe occupation in Canada was Cooper. 26% of Joe's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Joe family was Hunter. Cooper, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Joe.

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Joe Historical Records

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Joe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Joe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Joe in 1944 was 33, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Joe

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