Rex Name Meaning

English: variant of Ricks. German: habitational name from a place so named near Fulda. Latinized form of German Koenig.

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


Similar surnames: Rux, Rey, Ree, Re, Rew, Ren, Rix, Jex, Reh, Roen

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Rex Family Origin

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Rex Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rex. 20% of Rex men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Rex women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rex were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%

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

Rex Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rex. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Rex. For the veterans among your Rex ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rex Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rex life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rex in 1947 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

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