Nus Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kus, Rus, Nuss, Naus, Nys, Bus, Nusz, Aus, Nuse, Lu

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Nus Family Origin

Where is the Nus family from?

Nus Family Occupations

What did your Nus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Nus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nus. A less common occupation for the Nus family was Drug & Med. Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Drug & Med. Merchant


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

Nus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nus 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Nus. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Nus. For the veterans among your Nus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nus Life Expectancy

What is the average Nus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Nus in 1963 was 68, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nus 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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