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Redus Family History

Redus Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. Possibly a reduced form of English Redhouse, a habitational name from any of the numerous places named Redhouse, including over ninety farms.

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


Similar surnames: Readus, Rodes, Remus, Reder, Regis, Venus, Rodas, Reis, Reus, Remes

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Where is the Redus family from?

You can see how Redus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redus family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Redus families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Redus families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Redus's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Redus families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Redus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Redus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Redus. 34% of Redus men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Redus women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redus were Barber and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Barber
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Redus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redus 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Redus. 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 914 military records available for the last name Redus. For the veterans among your Redus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redus lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Redus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Redus in 1942 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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