Degener Family History

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Degener Name Meaning

North German: from a Low German variant of an old personal name Degenher (see Degenhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Diener, Derner, Dehner, Deremer, Wegener, Degner, Tegeler, Deger

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Degener Family Origin

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Degener Family Occupations

What did your Degener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Degener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Degener's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Degener family was Basket Maker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degener.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Painter

    9%
  • Basket Maker

    5%

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

Degener Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Degener Life Expectancy

What is the average Degener lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Degener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Degener in 1955 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degener 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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