Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the baptismal name for the son of Joseph.
Early Origins of the Joe family
Hampshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Joe family
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Joe Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Joe has been recorded under many different variations, including Joseph, Josephs, Josephson and others.
Early Notables of the Joe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Joe family to Ireland
Some of the Joe family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Joe family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Joe or a variant listed above: one Joseph who sailed to Nantasket, Massachusetts in 1630; Tobias Joseph to South Carolina in 1741; Captain Joseph to Boston in 1768; Henry Joseph to America in 1772 and M. Joseph to San Francisco in 1851..
Contemporary Notables of the name Joe (post 1700)
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