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Records Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Record 1.

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


Similar surnames: Record, Cords, Swords, Reynolds, Rickards, Lemonds, Ricord, Recor

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Records Family Origin

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Records Family Occupations

What did your Records ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Records occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Records's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Records. A less common occupation for the Records family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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Census Record

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

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Records Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Records life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Records in 1955 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Records 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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