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Phebus Family History

Phebus Name Meaning

English and possibly also Dutch: apparently a humanistic name an adoption of the name Phoebus the chief epithet of the Greek sun god Apollo. It is not found in Britain or the Netherlands anymore. Compare Febus and Phoebus .

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


Similar surnames: Hees, Debus, Theus, Lebus, Pels, Prus, Heis, Peaks, Phelan, Mabus

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Where is the Phebus family from?

You can see how Phebus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Phebus family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Phebus families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Phebus family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Phebus's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Phebus families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Phebus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Phebus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Phebus. 20% of Phebus men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Phebus women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Phebus were Farm Laborer and Bookkeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    43%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Lodginghouse Keeper
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Phebus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Phebus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 135 immigration records available for the last name Phebus. 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 Cards

There are 770 military records available for the last name Phebus. For the veterans among your Phebus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Phebus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Phebus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Phebus in 1955 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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