Regis Family History

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Regis Name Meaning

French (Régis): occupational name for a local dignitary, from a derivative of Old French régir ‘to rule or manage’. French (Régis) and English: from Latin regis, genitive case of rex ‘king’, perhaps an occupational name for someone employed in the royal household, or a patronymic from a nickname. Italian: from Re, probably from an ablative form. German: habitational name from a place so named in Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Remis, Levis, Regal, Revis, Regel, Regen, Reil, Riis, Remes

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Regis Family Origin

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Regis Family Occupations

What did your Regis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School, Journalier and Chasseur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Regis. The most common Regis occupation in Canada was School. 27% of Regis's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Regis family was Farmer.

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  • School

    27%
  • Journalier

    18%
  • Chasseur

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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

Regis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Regis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Regis 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 Regis. 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 Regis. For the veterans among your Regis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Regis Life Expectancy

What is the average Regis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Regis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Regis in 1962 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Regis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Regis 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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