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Damas Name Meaning

French: from a medieval personal name (Latin Dalmatius), originally an ethnic name for someone from Dalmatia (the coast of Croatia). The name may be of Illyrian origin and akin to southern Albanian delme ‘sheep’. It was borne by a 3rd-century bishop of Pavia and a 6th-century bishop of Rodez, both of whom were popularly venerated in the Middle Ages. The surname is also established in Spain and Portugal and may be of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Dumas, Damask, Dimas, Lama, Maras, Daman, Delmas, Tamas, Damaso, Laas

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Damas Family Origin

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Damas Family Occupations

What did your Damas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Damas family was Cultivateur Son. The most common Damas occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 40% of Damas's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur and Domestique were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Damas.

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  • Cultivateur

    40%
  • Domestique

    40%
  • Cultivateur Son

    20%

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Damas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Damas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damas 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 Damas. 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 Damas. For the veterans among your Damas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damas Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Damas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Damas in 1945 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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