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Debose Name Meaning

Altered form of Dubose a surname of French origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Deboe, Dubose, Deboy, Delise, Dobos, Debus, Bose, Debow, Debs, Derise

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Where is the Debose family from?

You can see how Debose families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Debose family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Debose families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 14 Debose families living in London. This was about 93% of all the recorded Debose's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Debose families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Debose surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Debose ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Debose. 42% of Debose men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Debose women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Debose were Janitor and Laundress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Laundress
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Debose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Debose census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 83 immigration records available for the last name Debose. 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 Cards

There are 935 military records available for the last name Debose. For the veterans among your Debose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Debose lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Debose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Debose in 1949 was 49, and 66 in 2004.

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