Dakan Family History

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Dakan Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Probably an Americanized spelling of English Deacon.

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


Similar surnames: Lakin, Dakin, Daman, Agan, Dean, Eakman, Dahman, Laban, Eakin, Mikan

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Dakan Family Origin

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Dakan Family Occupations

What did your Dakan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dakan family was Hotel. Farmer, Carpenter and D. G. Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dakan. The most common Dakan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Dakan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • D. G. Merchant

    6%
  • Hotel

    6%

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Dakan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dakan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dakan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dakan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dakan. For the veterans among your Dakan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dakan Life Expectancy

What is the average Dakan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dakan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dakan in 1956 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dakan 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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