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Just Name Meaning

French, English, German, Danish, Catalan, Polish, Czech, Slovak and Hungarian: from a personal name, a vernacular form of Latin Justus meaning ‘honorable’, ‘upright’. There were several early saints of this name, among them a 4th-century bishop of Lyon and a 6th-century bishop of Urgell in Catalonia. South and eastern German: variant of Jost.

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


Similar surnames: Gust, Justo, Pust, Kust, Rust, Justi, Lust, Yust, Jost, Baust

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Just Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Just name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Just. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    38%

  • Germanic Europe

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    10%

  • Norway

    4%

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Just Family Origin

Where is the Just family from?

Just Family Occupations

What did your Just ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Just occupation in Canada was Bank Clerk. 33% of Just's were Bank Clerks. A less common occupation for the Just family was Farm Labourer. Bank Clerk and Bank Manager were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Just.

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  • Bank Clerk

    33%
  • Bank Manager

    33%
  • Farm Labourer

    33%

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

Just Historical Records

What Just family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Just. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Just 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Just. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Just. For the veterans among your Just ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Just Life Expectancy

What is the average Just lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Just life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Just in 1945 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Just 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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