Regis Family History

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Regis Name Meaning

French (Régis): occupational name for a local dignitary, from a derivative of Old French régir ‘to rule or manage’. French (Régis) and English: from Latin regis, genitive case of rex ‘king’, perhaps an occupational name for someone employed in the royal household, or a patronymic from a nickname. Italian: from Re, probably from an ablative form. German: habitational name from a place so named in Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Reis, Remis, Levis, Regal, Revis, Regel, Regen, Reil, Riis, Remes

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Regis Family Origin

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Regis Family Occupations

What did your Regis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cafe Proprietor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Regis. 7% of Regis men worked as a Cafe Proprietor and 55% of Regis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Regis were Elecdesign Engineer and Charmacist Borts Chemist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cafe Proprietor
  • Canvasser collector For Insurance Office
  • Carpentre Founder Of Hameside
  • Elecdesign Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook
  • Assists In House Word
  • Charmacist Borts Chemist

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

Regis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Regis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Regis 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Regis. 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 Regis. For the veterans among your Regis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Regis Life Expectancy

What is the average Regis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Regis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Regis in 1962 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

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