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Deis Family History

Deis Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Matthias or Matthäus (see Matthew). from an old Germanic personal name, a pet form of Dietrich.

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

Similar surnames: Dees, Meis, Neis, Reis, Heis, Deiss, Dein, Geis, Debs, Eis

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Where is the Deis family from?

You can see how Deis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Deis families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 25 Deis families living in Ontario. This was about 52% of all the recorded Deis's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Deis families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Deis. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Deis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 782 immigration records available for the last name Deis. 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 Cards

There are 972 military records available for the last name Deis. For the veterans among your Deis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deis lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Deis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Deis in 1954 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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