Remy Family History

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Remy Name Meaning

French (Rémy) and Swiss German: from a medieval personal name which represents a falling together of two distinct Latin names: Remigius (a derivative of remex, genitive remigis, ‘rower, oarsman’), and Remedius (from remedium ‘cure’, ‘remedy’). The former name was borne by a 6th-century bishop of Rheims; the latter was borne by various minor saints of the 8th to 10th centuries.

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


Similar surnames: Rehm, Rey, Remp, Fey, Remes, Reny, Sem, Ramm, Rega, Demey

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Remy Family Origin

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Remy Family Occupations

What did your Remy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Remy. 28% of Remy men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Remy women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Remy were Cuthratens and Vendeuse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Cultivateur
    20%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Cuthratens
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Onat
    25%
  • Riveter
    25%
  • Vendeuse
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Remy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Remy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remy 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Remy. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Remy. For the veterans among your Remy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Remy Life Expectancy

What is the average Remy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Remy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Remy in 1945 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

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