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Backhus Name Meaning

North German form of Backhaus. English: variant of Backus.

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


Similar surnames: Bacchus, Bachus, Backus, Backes, Baccus, Backs, Barkus, Bacus

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Backhus Family Origin

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Backhus Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Backhus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Backhus's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Backhus. A less common occupation for the Backhus family was Taylor.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Brick Mason

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Taylor

    20%

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Backhus Historical Records

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Backhus Life Expectancy

What is the average Backhus lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, Backhus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Backhus in 1961 was 68, and 85 in 2004.

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United States

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