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Dejohn Name Meaning

Americanized form (also De John) of Italian Di Giovanni .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: John, Dejean, Dedon, Degon, Deboe, Delo, Delon, Dejoy, Demory, Dejoie

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Where is the Dejohn family from?

You can see how Dejohn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dejohn family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dejohn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Dejohn families living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dejohn's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Dejohn families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dejohn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dejohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dejohn. 26% of Dejohn men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Dejohn women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dejohn were Proprietor and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Sales Clerk
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dejohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dejohn 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 90 immigration records available for the last name Dejohn. 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 678 military records available for the last name Dejohn. For the veterans among your Dejohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dejohn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dejohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dejohn in 1955 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

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