Deer Family History

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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 1921, Journalier and Ouvrire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Deer. 36% of Deer men worked as a Journalier

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Ouvrire

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

Deer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Deer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Deer. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Deer. For the veterans among your Deer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deer Life Expectancy

What is the average Deer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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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