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Dejoy Name Meaning

Americanized form of Italian Di Gioia . Compare Dejoie .

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

Similar surnames: Depoy, Deloy, Dejohn, Deroy, Devol, Deboy, Delos, Dedon, Devos, Deboe

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Where is the Dejoy family from?

You can see how Dejoy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dejoy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dejoy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Dejoy family living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Dejoy's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Dejoy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dejoy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dejoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Shirt were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dejoy. 45% of Dejoy men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Dejoy women worked as a Shirt. .

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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
  • Metal Shop
  • Mechanic
  • Machine Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Shirt
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Census Records

There are 666 census records available for the last name Dejoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dejoy 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Dejoy. 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 164 military records available for the last name Dejoy. For the veterans among your Dejoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dejoy lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dejoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dejoy in 1949 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

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