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Danes Name Meaning

English: patronymic or genitive from Dane, variant of Dean 2, i.e. ‘son (or servant) of the dean’. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of Daniel. Czech and Slovak (Daneš): variant of Danek (see Danek).

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


Similar surnames: Danis, Dane, Manes, Danek, Dawes, Danks, Banes, Janes, Eanes, Hanes

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Danes Family Origin

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Danes Family Occupations

What did your Danes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Danes. The most common Danes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Danes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Cooper

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Danes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Danes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Danes Life Expectancy

What is the average Danes lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Danes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Danes in 1959 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danes 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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