Jacobus Family History

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Jacobus Name Meaning

Dutch and German: humanistic Latinate form of Jakob.

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


Similar surnames: Jacobi, Jacob, Jackels, Albus, Jakob, Backhus, Carolus, Mabus

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Jacobus Family Origin

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Jacobus Family Occupations

What did your Jacobus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jacobus. The most common Jacobus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Jacobus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jacobus family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Jacobus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jacobus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacobus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Jacobus

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jacobus. 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 Jacobus. For the veterans among your Jacobus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jacobus Life Expectancy

What is the average Jacobus lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Jacobus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jacobus in 1946 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jacobus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jacobus 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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