Dec Name Meaning

Czech (Dec): ethnic name for a German, from German Deutsch. Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Dionizy, Polish form of Dionysius (see Dennis).

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

Similar surnames: Deck, Dey, Dech, Deo, Fey, Len, Duch, Eder, Beck, Dyer

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Dec Family Origin

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Dec Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dec. 12% of Dec men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Dec women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dec were New Worker and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Helper
  • Labor
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Inspector

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

Dec Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Dec. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dec 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

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Draft Card

There are 156,000 military records available for the last name Dec. For the veterans among your Dec ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dec Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Dec in 1944 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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