Primus Family History

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Primus Name Meaning

nickname from Latin primus ‘(the) first’, ‘(the) best’. Compare Furst. variant of Primm (of Slavic origin and perhaps as ultimately from the same element as sense 1) (see Prim 1).

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


Similar surnames: Prime, Prim, Primo, Primas, Pries, Prior, Prus, Pikus, Prieur, Fries

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Primus Family Origin

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Primus Family Occupations

What did your Primus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Primus. The most common Primus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Primus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Primus family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Primus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Primus Life Expectancy

What is the average Primus lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Primus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Primus in 1950 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Primus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Primus 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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