Demarest Family History

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Demarest Name Meaning

French: regional variant of Desmarais.

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


Similar surnames: Demorest, Demoret, Demaree, Demarie, Demeritt, Demas, Despres

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Demarest Family Origin

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Demarest Family Occupations

What did your Demarest ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Demarest. The most common Demarest occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Demarest's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Servant

    50%

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

Demarest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Demarest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demarest 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Demarest. 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 Demarest. For the veterans among your Demarest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Demarest Life Expectancy

What is the average Demarest lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Demarest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Demarest in 1940 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demarest 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.

Famous Demarest Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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