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Register Name Meaning

English: perhaps from Middle English, Old French registre ‘register’, ‘book for recording enactments’, hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a scribe or clerk.

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


Similar surnames: Keister, Lister, Regester, Reisner, Leister, Reitter, Reisler, Reiter

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Register Family Origin

Where is the Register family from?

Register Family Occupations

What did your Register ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Register Historical Records

What Register family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Register. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Register census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Register

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Register. 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 Register. For the veterans among your Register ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Register Life Expectancy

What is the average Register lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Register life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Register in 1944 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Register

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Register 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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