Dejohn Family History

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Dejohn Name Meaning

Part translation of the Italian patronymic De Giovanni (see Di Giovanni). Possibly a part translation of some other patronymic from a personal name equivalent to John, such as French Dejean. Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Dejon, a variant of De Jong.

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

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

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Dejohn Family Origin

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Dejohn Family Occupations

What did your Dejohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dejohn family was Laborer. Miner and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dejohn. The most common Dejohn occupation in the USA was Miner. 50% of Dejohn's were Miners.

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  • Miner

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Dejohn Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Dejohn Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dejohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dejohn 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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