Deer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dear. Scottish: habitational name from (Old and New) Deer in Aberdeenshire. Hungarian: variant of Dér, from the secular personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Dees, Duer, Dier, Deeg, Dear, Der, Beer, Deter, Dyer, Geer

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Deer Family Origin

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Deer Family Occupations

What did your Deer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Deer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Deer's were Farmers. Farmer, Cheese Maker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deer. A less common occupation for the Deer family was Teamster.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cheese Maker

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Teamster

    13%

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Deer Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Deer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Deer Life Expectancy

What is the average Deer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Deer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Deer in 1943 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

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