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Mabus Name Meaning

German: variant of German Mebes, pet form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).

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

Similar surnames: Matus, Maul, Maus, Madaus, Labus, Sobus, Mars, Maras, Markus, Manos

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Where is the Mabus family from?

You can see how Mabus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mabus family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mabus families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Mabus families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mabus's in USA. Pennsylvania and 1 other state had the highest population of Mabus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mabus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mabus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mabus. 30% of Mabus men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Mabus women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mabus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mabus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 171 immigration records available for the last name Mabus. 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 Cards

There are 586 military records available for the last name Mabus. For the veterans among your Mabus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mabus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mabus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mabus in 1955 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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