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Remes Surname Meaning

Finnish: probably from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Remigius (see Remy compare 3 below). Recorded as a hereditary surname in Savonia in the east of Finland since the 16th century. Slovak (Remeš): from a vernacular short form of the personal name Jeremiáš (see Jeremias ). German: from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Remigius (see Remy ). Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from Remezy in Belarus.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Remis, Remer, Remus, Rees, Romes, Reyes, Reker, Reder, Kees, Nemes

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You can see how Remes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Remes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Remes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Remes families living in Staffordshire. This was about 20% of all the recorded Remes's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Remes families in 1891.
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What did your Remes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Remes. 100% of Remes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 994 immigration records available for the last name Remes. 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 346 military records available for the last name Remes. For the veterans among your Remes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Remes lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Remes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Remes in 1947 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

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