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James Iii Family History

James Iii Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: James, Janeski, Jameson, Yamashiro, Zaleski, Hampshire, Ames

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There are 14 census records available for the last name James Iii. Like a window into their day-to-day life, James Iii census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name James Iii. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 87 military records available for the last name James Iii. For the veterans among your James Iii ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, James Iii life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for James Iii in 1964 was 49, and 27 in 2004.

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