Damask Family History

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Damask Name Meaning

English: presumably an occupational name for someone who sold damask, a richly woven material of a kind originally made in Damascus. The English word also came to denote a rich pink color, and it is possible that the surname arose as a nickname with reference to someone’s complexion.

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


Similar surnames: Damas, Karas, Denmark, Demark, Damaso, Dumas, Ramus, Amos, Mask

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Damask Family Origin

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Damask Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Works On R. Road

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Damask family was Works On R. Road. The most common Damask occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Damask's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Damask.

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Damask Life Expectancy

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