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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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Where is the Just family from?

You can see how Just families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Just family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Just families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Just families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 39% of all the recorded Just's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Just families in 1911.
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What did your Just ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Just. .

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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

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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