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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Joos

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

S is for serene, your calm time.

Notable Persons Named Joos

Joos was born in 1485. Joos is also known as van der Beke and Joos. He breathed his last breath in 1540.


Joos Valgaeren is a soccer player for the K.F.C. Verbroedering Geel, KV Mechelen, Roda JC Kerkrade, Celtic F.C., Club Brugge KV, FC Emmen, Belgium national under-18 football team, Belgium national under-19 football team, and Belgium national under-21 football team. Joos was born on March 3rd, 1976 in Leuven.


Joos was born in 1605 in Linter. He left this life in 1660.


Joos de Momper the Younger was a in the field of painting. Joos was given the name Joos de Momper in 1564 in Antwerp. Joos is also known as de Momper and Josse. He breathed his last breath in 1635.


Joos was born on November 25th, 1507 in Bruges. Joos is also known as Joost de Damhouder, Jost de Damhouder, Josse de Damhouder, Jodocus de Damhouder, Joost Damhouder, Jost Damhouder, Josse Damhouder, and Jodocus Damhouder. He passed away on January 22nd, 1581.


Joos was born in 1544. He died in 1603.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Joos

Martin Joos was a linguist; professor of german and linguistics. Martin was born on May 11th, 1907. He breathed his last breath on May 6th, 1978.


Georg was born on May 25th, 1894. He breathed his last breath on May 20th, 1959.


Bernhard was born on December 18th, 1899 in Schaffhausen. Bernhard is also known as Dr. Joos. He breathed his last breath on June 8th, 1990.


Istvan was born on March 27th, 1953.


Peter was born on August 14th, 1961.


Stefan was born on April 3rd, 1963 in Uccle.


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Popularity of Joos as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Joos U.S.
  White 95.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Joos

People with the last name Joos are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Joos

  • How Popular is the name Joos? As a last name Joos was the 21,119th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Joos first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Joos is Friday, April 14th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Joos? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Joos. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Joos: Your name in reverse order is Sooj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ojso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Joos? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,243 people with the last name Joos.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Joos? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Joos as their last name since less than 1 person in 238k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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