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Andrus Family History

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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Where is the Andrus family from?

You can see how Andrus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andrus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Andrus families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 130 Andrus families living in New York. This was about 45% of all the recorded Andrus's in USA. New York had the highest population of Andrus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Andrus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Andrus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Andrus. 19% of Andrus men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Andrus women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andrus were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Saleslady
    6%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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