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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

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San Jose Historical Records

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San Jose Life Expectancy

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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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