Gustus Family History

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Gustus Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Augustus or a variant of the medieval personal name Justus (from Latin iustus ‘just’).

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

Similar surnames: Justus, Gust, Augustus, Gustin, Rasmus, Custis, Gast, Pust, Dittus

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Gustus Family Origin

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Gustus Family Occupations

What did your Gustus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gustus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Gustus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gustus. A less common occupation for the Gustus family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Gustus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gustus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gustus 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 306 immigration records available for the last name Gustus. 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 501 military records available for the last name Gustus. For the veterans among your Gustus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gustus Life Expectancy

What is the average Gustus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gustus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gustus in 1963 was 77, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gustus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gustus 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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