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Posthumus Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a personal name given to a child born after the death of his father, from Latin postumus ‘after death’, from post ‘after’ + humus ‘grave’.

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


Similar surnames: Pontius, Thums, Holthaus, Polhemus, Poster, Ostman, Holthusen

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Posthumus Family Origin

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Posthumus Family Occupations

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

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  • Carpenter

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Posthumus occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 100% of Posthumus's were Carpenters.

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Posthumus Historical Records

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Posthumus Life Expectancy

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