Compas Family History

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Compas Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Le Compas in Creuse.

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

Similar surnames: Combes, Camps, Comes, Comas, Lomas, Compeau, Comar, Copas, Campa

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Compas Family Origin

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Compas Family Occupations

What did your Compas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home and Bill Poster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Compas. The most common Compas occupation in the USA was At Home. 50% of Compas's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

  • Bill Poster


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

Compas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Compas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Compas 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Compas. 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 273 military records available for the last name Compas. For the veterans among your Compas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Compas Life Expectancy

What is the average Compas lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Compas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Compas in 1966 was 67, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Compas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Compas 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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