Andrus Family History

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Andrus Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrews.

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

Similar surnames: Andruss, Andros, Andress, Andris, Landrus, Ondrus, Andry, Alders

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Andrus Family Origin

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Andrus Family Occupations

What did your Andrus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Andrus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Andrus's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Andrus. A less common occupation for the Andrus family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Andrus ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Andrus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Andrus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andrus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Andrus. 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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Draft Card

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Andrus. For the veterans among your Andrus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Andrus Life Expectancy

What is the average Andrus lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Andrus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Andrus in 1946 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Andrus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Andrus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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