Cadmus Family History

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Cadmus Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; probably a Dutch humanistic name taken from the Latin form of classical Greek Kadmos, name of the son of the Phoenician King Agenor, founder of Thebes, the person reputed to have introduced the alphabet to the Greeks, a mythological representation of the acquisition of the alphabet from the Phoenicians.

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

Similar surnames: Rasmus, Darius, Ladas, Amos, Calmes, Asmus, Ramus, Ambs, Hammes

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Cadmus Family Origin

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Cadmus Family Occupations

What did your Cadmus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cadmus family was Painter. The most common Cadmus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Cadmus's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cadmus.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Painter


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

Cadmus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cadmus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cadmus 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 442 immigration records available for the last name Cadmus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cadmus. For the veterans among your Cadmus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cadmus Life Expectancy

What is the average Cadmus lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cadmus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cadmus in 1952 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cadmus 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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