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Deboy Family History

Deboy Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Dubois . The surname Deboy probably of similar origin (compare Debois ) is also found in France (Marne) where it is very rare. Compare Depoy .

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

Similar surnames: Debow, Debose, Deboe, Debo, Dejoy, Deloy, Dobos, Deroy, Deno, Sebo

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Where is the Deboy family from?

You can see how Deboy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deboy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Deboy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Deboy families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Deboy's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Deboy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deboy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deboy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deboy. 42% of Deboy men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Deboy women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deboy were Machinist Helper and Hausl Work. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Machinist Helper

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Telephone Operator
  • Hausl Work
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Deboy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deboy 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Deboy. 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 203 military records available for the last name Deboy. For the veterans among your Deboy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deboy lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Deboy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Deboy in 1953 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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