Demar Family History

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Demar Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Themar (between Meiningen and Coburg). Possibly an altered spelling of the French family name Demars, a habitational name for someone from any of the places called Mars, for example in the Ardennes, Creuse, Gard, Loire, and Loire-Inférieure. The place name is from the personal name Martius, the name of the proprietor of the villa.

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

Similar surnames: Demark, Demay, Debar, Detar, Demary, Deman, Demars, Delmar, Deger

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Demar Family Origin

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Demar Family Occupations

What did your Demar ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Demar family was Machine Opr.. The most common Demar occupation in Canada was Architect. 14% of Demar's were Architects. Architect, Carpenter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demar.

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  • Architect

  • Carpenter

  • Grocer

  • Machine Opr.


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

Demar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Demar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demar 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 793 immigration records available for the last name Demar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Demar. For the veterans among your Demar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Demar Life Expectancy

What is the average Demar lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Demar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Demar in 1952 was 37, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demar 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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