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Remus Family History

Remus Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the personal name Remigius; or Remedius (see Remy). from a reduced form of a Germanic personal name based on ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + munt ‘protection’.

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


Similar surnames: Remis, Remes, Ramus, Ress, Jesus, Demus, Redus, Demos, Rasmus, Remy

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Where is the Remus family from?

You can see how Remus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Remus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Remus families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Remus family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Remus's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Remus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Remus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Remus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Remus. 23% of Remus men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Remus women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Remus were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Remus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Remus. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Remus. For the veterans among your Remus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Remus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Remus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Remus in 1962 was 87, and 72 in 2004.

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