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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  • Dress Maker

    29%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Carder

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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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Rex Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rex

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