San Jose Family History

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San Jose Name Meaning

Spanish (San José): habitational name from any of the places named for a local church or shrine dedicated to St. Joseph (San José).

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

Similar surnames: San Juan, Santos, Van Hoose, Van Hove, La Rosa, Sandfort, Van Oort

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San Jose Family Origin

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San Jose Family Occupations

What did your San Jose ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named San Jose.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer

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San Jose Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 171 census records available for the last name San Jose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, San Jose 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 582 immigration records available for the last name San Jose. 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 589 military records available for the last name San Jose. For the veterans among your San Jose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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San Jose Life Expectancy

What is the average San Jose lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2002, in the United States, San Jose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for San Jose in 1970 was 29, and 73 in 2002.

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