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Remis Name Meaning

Asturian-Leonese (Remís): from a vernacular form of the personal name Remicio from Latin Remigius (see Remy ). Slovak (Remiš): from a vernacular short form of the personal name Jeremiáš (see Jeremias ). Dutch: from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Remigius (see Remy ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Remes, Reis, Remus, Regis, Remy, Remick, Mis, Ris, Demos, Remke

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Where is the Remis family from?

You can see how Remis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Remis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Remis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Remis family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Remis's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Remis families in 1891.
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What did your Remis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Remis. 100% of Remis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Remis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remis 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 699 immigration records available for the last name Remis. 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 332 military records available for the last name Remis. For the veterans among your Remis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Remis lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Remis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Remis in 1947 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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