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Quis Family History

Quis Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Quist, Buis, Duis, Quin, Luis, Ruis, Qiu, Reis, Qi, Qin

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Where is the Quis family from?

You can see how Quis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quis family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Quis families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Quis families living in New York. This was about 56% of all the recorded Quis's in USA. New York had the highest population of Quis families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Quis. 100% of Quis men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 687 census records available for the last name Quis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quis 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 111 immigration records available for the last name Quis. 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 728 military records available for the last name Quis. For the veterans among your Quis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quis lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2001, in the United States, Quis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Quis in 1973 was 81, and 88 in 2001.

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