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Memus Family History

Memus Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Remus, Mehus, Demus, Lemus, Bemus, Melis, Meis, Means, Mewes, Reus

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Where is the Memus family from?

You can see how Memus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Memus family name was found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there was 1 Memus family living in Banffshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Memus's in Scotland. Banffshire had the highest population of Memus families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Memus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Memus ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 19 census records available for the last name Memus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Memus 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Memus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 military records available for the last name Memus. For the veterans among your Memus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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