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Negus Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Romanian: occupational name for a merchant (Late Latin negotiator, from negotiari ‘to trade, deal’, a derivative of negotium ‘business’, ‘affair’).

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


Similar surnames: Regis, Jesus, Venus, Argus, Negro, Nelms, Neils, Redus, Nerud, Hugus

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Where is the Negus family from?

You can see how Negus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Negus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Negus families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 35 Negus families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 61% of all the recorded Negus's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Negus families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Negus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Negus ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Negus. 55% of Negus men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Electrician
    28%
  • Labourer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Negus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Negus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Negus. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Negus. For the veterans among your Negus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Negus lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Negus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Negus in 1949 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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