Debes Name Meaning

French (Debès): topographic name from Church Latin bettiu ‘birch tree’, ‘birch wood’ (from Gaulish betu), or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, of which there are examples in Dordogne, Isère, and Puy-de-Dôme. German: variant of Debus. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Debes.

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


Similar surnames: Debus, Dees, Hees, Debs, Nebel, Leben, Remes, Debates, Dienes, Denes

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Debes Family Origin

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Debes Family Occupations

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  • Beer Brewer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Cooper

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Debes occupation in the USA was Beer Brewer. 25% of Debes's were Beer Brewers. A less common occupation for the Debes family was Cooper. Beer Brewer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Debes.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Debes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Debes in 1963 was 74, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Debes

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