Asmus Family History

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Asmus Name Meaning

Danish, Dutch, and North German: from a short form of Erasmus (Latinized form of Greek Erasmos, a derivative of eran ‘to love’). Compare Rasmussen.

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

Similar surnames: Rasmus, Ausmus, Asman, Armes, Demus, Cadmus, Ames, Hammes, Stas

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Asmus Family Origin

Where is the Asmus family from?

Asmus Family Occupations

What did your Asmus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Asmus family was Baker. The most common Asmus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Asmus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Florist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Asmus.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Florist

  • Baker


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

Asmus Historical Records

What Asmus family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Asmus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asmus 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 Asmus. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Asmus. For the veterans among your Asmus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Asmus Life Expectancy

What is the average Asmus lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Asmus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Asmus in 1954 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Asmus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Asmus 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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