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Rmes Family History

Rmes 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: Ries, Ames, Remes, Imes, Armes, Romes, Roes, Rees, Ormes, Raes

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Where is the Rmes family from?

You can see how Rmes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rmes family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Rmes family living in Maine. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rmes's in USA. Maine and 1 other state had the highest population of Rmes families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rmes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rmes ancestors do for a living?

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

What Rmes family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 39 census records available for the last name Rmes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rmes 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 Rmes. 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 2 military records available for the last name Rmes. For the veterans among your Rmes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rmes lifespan?

Average Rmes life expectancy in 1976 was 84 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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