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Amis Family History

Amis Name Meaning
English: variant of Ames.

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

140,775 Historical Documents with Amis on Ancestry.com
31,252 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,608 Military Records
1,032 Immigration Records
17,438 Census and Voter Lists
88,445 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Amis Families

  • Number of Amis families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Amis families
     110 - 217
     37 - 109
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Amis families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Amis census records

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Amis Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Amis families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Amis Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Amis families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Amis

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Amis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Amis census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Amis ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Amis Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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