Cephus Family History

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Cephus Name Meaning

Classicized spelling of German Zehfuss, Siefus, or Ziehfuss (see Cephas).

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


Similar surnames: Cephas, Cech, Copher, Copes, Crepps, Copus, Melhus, Prus, Lebus

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Cephus Family Origin

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Cephus Family Occupations

What did your Cephus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cephus occupation in the USA was Laborer. 37% of Cephus's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cephus. A less common occupation for the Cephus family was Waiter.

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  • Laborer

    37%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Waiter

    7%

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

Cephus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cephus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cephus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cephus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cephus. For the veterans among your Cephus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cephus Life Expectancy

What is the average Cephus lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cephus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Cephus in 1959 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cephus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cephus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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