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Delmas Name Meaning

French (southern): variant of Dumas a topographic name for someone from a remote outlying farmstead. Aragonese (Delmàs): cognate of 1 above.

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

Similar surnames: Dumas, Delmar, Demay, Delos, Demas, Delles, Nelms, Delamar, Bellas

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Where is the Delmas family from?

You can see how Delmas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delmas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Delmas families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Delmas families living in Quebec. This was about 75% of all the recorded Delmas's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Delmas families in 1911.
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What did your Delmas ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Delmas. 50% of Delmas men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Delmas. 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 546 military records available for the last name Delmas. For the veterans among your Delmas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delmas lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Delmas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Delmas in 1958 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

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