Deas Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from Old French dez ‘dice’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of dice, or a nickname for an habitual player at dice. Compare Dice.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Dear, Meas, Deal, Deak, Dent, Beas, Dees, Depas, Leal

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Deas Family Origin

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Deas Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Deas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Deas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deas family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deas.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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Deas Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Deas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Deas in 1949 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

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