Deane Family History

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Deane Name Meaning

Irish: in County Donegal this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Deagánaigh ‘son of the deacon’ (see Deacon); in County Tipperary it can be from Gaelic Ó Déaghain ‘descendant of the deacon’. In other cases the surname is of English origin (see Dean 1). English: variant of Dean 1.

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

Similar surnames: Dane, Dean, Keane, Doane, Devaney, Devane, Duane, Denny, Bean, Drane

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Deane Family Origin

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Deane Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Deane. 33% of Deane men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Deane women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deane were Labourer and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Engineer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Deane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 99,000 census records available for the last name Deane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deane 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Deane. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Deane. For the veterans among your Deane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deane Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Deane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Deane in 1942 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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