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De Kay Family Origin

Where is the De Kay family from?

De Kay Family Occupations

What did your De Kay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common De Kay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of De Kay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the De Kay family was Dry Good Store. Farmer, Butter Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Kay.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Butter Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Dry Good Store

    7%

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

De Kay Historical Records

What De Kay family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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De Kay Life Expectancy

What is the average De Kay lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2000, in the United States, De Kay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for De Kay in 1977 was 26, and 75 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for De Kay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Kay 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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