Phebus Family History

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Phebus Name Meaning

Dutch and German: apparently a humanistic name, an adoption of the name of the sun god in Greek mythology, Phoebus Apollo. It is not clear whether this represents an underlying Germanic surname nor, if so, which.

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


Similar surnames: Hees, Debus, Theus, Lebus, Pels, Prus, Heis, Peaks, Phelan, Mabus

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Phebus Family Origin

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Phebus Family Occupations

What did your Phebus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Phebus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Phebus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Phebus family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Phebus.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Phebus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Phebus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Phebus 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Phebus. 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 Phebus. For the veterans among your Phebus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Phebus Life Expectancy

What is the average Phebus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Phebus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Phebus in 1955 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Phebus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Phebus 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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