Degenhardt Family History

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Degenhardt Name Meaning

German: from a popular personal name Degenhar(d)t, composed of Old High German degan ‘young warrior’, ‘vassal’ + hart ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Eberhardt, Gemeinhardt, Eisenhardt, Degenhart, Weinhardt, Gerhardt

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Degenhardt Family Origin

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Degenhardt Family Occupations

What did your Degenhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Degenhardt family was Keeping House. Carpenter, Farming and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degenhardt. The most common Degenhardt occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 12% of Degenhardt's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Keeping House


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Degenhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Degenhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degenhardt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Degenhardt. 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 Degenhardt. For the veterans among your Degenhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degenhardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Degenhardt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Degenhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Degenhardt in 1962 was 72, and 72 in 2004.

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