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Jorge Family History

Jorge Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the personal name Jorge, a borrowing of French (and English) George.

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


Similar surnames: Forge, Borge, Jerge, Monge, Lorge, Corte, Porte, Jobe, Joerg, Dore

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Where is the Jorge family from?

You can see how Jorge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jorge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Jorge families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Jorge family living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jorge's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Jorge families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jorge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jorge ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Jorge. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Jorge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jorge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Jorge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 778 military records available for the last name Jorge. For the veterans among your Jorge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jorge lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jorge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Jorge in 1945 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

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