Rex Name Meaning

English: variant of Ricks. German: habitational name from a place so named near Fulda. Latinized form of German Koenig.

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


Similar surnames: Rux, Rey, Ree, Re, Rew, Ren, Rix, Jex, Reh, Roen

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Rex Family Origin

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Rex Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rex family was Farmer. The most common Rex occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 29% of Rex's were Dress Makers. Dress Maker, Butcher and Carder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rex.

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  • Dress Maker

    29%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Carder

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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Rex Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rex Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rex life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rex in 1947 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

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