Deiss Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a short form of an old personal name formed with Old High German tac ‘daily’. German: variant of Deis.

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


Similar surnames: Weiss, Heiss, Reiss, Reis, Deis, Dies, Geiss, Meiss, Ress, Gess

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Deiss Family Origin

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Deiss Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deiss. A less common occupation for the Deiss family was Blacksmith. The most common Deiss occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Deiss's were Laborers.

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Deiss Historical Records

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Deiss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Deiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Deiss in 1961 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deiss

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