Degeer Family History

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Degeer Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone living on a triangular piece of land (Dutch geer). Compare English Gore.

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


Similar surnames: Geer, Deller, Leger, Denner, Deger, Deaner, Hegler, Eger, Seger

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Degeer Family Origin

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Degeer Family Occupations

What did your Degeer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Degeer family was Farm Laborer. The most common Degeer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Degeer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Chesse Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degeer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Chesse Maker

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Degeer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Degeer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Degeer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degeer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Degeer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Degeer. For the veterans among your Degeer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degeer Life Expectancy

What is the average Degeer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Degeer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Degeer in 1963 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degeer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degeer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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