Amis Family History

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Amis Name Meaning

English: variant of Ames.

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

Similar surnames: Amie, Amos, Avis, Ames, Aldis, Havis, Amy, Games, Aves, Ramig

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Amis Family Origin

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Amis Family Occupations

What did your Amis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Amis. 4% of Amis men worked as a Farm Labourer and 49% of Amis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amis were Builders Labourer and Old Age Pensioner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Incapacitated
  • Old Age Pensioner

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

Amis Historical Records

What Amis family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Amis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Amis

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Amis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Amis. For the veterans among your Amis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amis Life Expectancy

What is the average Amis lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Amis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Amis in 1942 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amis 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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