Debnam Family History

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Debnam Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Debenham in Suffolk, probably named from the genitive case of the Old English river name Deope ‘deep one’ + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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

Similar surnames: Derham, Dignam, Denham, Dunham, Mepham, Perham, Debar, Denke, Depner

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Debnam Family Origin

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Debnam Family Occupations

What did your Debnam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Debnam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Debnam's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Debnam. A less common occupation for the Debnam family was Dressmaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Mason

  • Cook

  • Dressmaker


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

Debnam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Debnam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Debnam 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 485 immigration records available for the last name Debnam. 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 Debnam. For the veterans among your Debnam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Debnam Life Expectancy

What is the average Debnam lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Debnam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Debnam in 1942 was 23, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Debnam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Debnam 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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