Books Family History

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Books Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: derivative of Boock.

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

Similar surnames: Booms, Boos, Boeke, Boot, Fooks, Booke, Boots, Koons, Brooks, Bohls

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Books Family Origin

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Books Family Occupations

What did your Books ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Beamer (Jute), Broker and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Books. The most common Books occupation in the UK was Beamer (Jute). 17% of Books's were Beamer (Jute)s. A less common occupation for the Books family was Fitting Engineer At Works.

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  • Beamer (Jute)

  • Broker

  • Dressmaker

  • Fitting Engineer At Works


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

Books Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Books. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Books 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 766 immigration records available for the last name Books. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Books. For the veterans among your Books ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Books Life Expectancy

What is the average Books lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Books life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Books in 1960 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Books

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Books 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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