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Demark Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the French family name Demarcq, a habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from a place named Marcq, of which there are examples in Ardennes, Nord, and Yvelines. Northern French: habitational name, with the preposition de, from Marke in West Flanders, Marck in Pas de Calais, or any of the places in France and Belgium named with the Germanic element marca ‘boundary’, ‘frontier’.

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


Similar surnames: Demar, Demary, Mark, Demay, Demory, Demarr, Denmark, Demars, Newmark

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Where is the Demark family from?

You can see how Demark families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demark family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Demark families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Demark families living in Ontario. This was about 29% of all the recorded Demark's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Demark families in 1911.
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What did your Demark ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Salesgirl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Demark. 24% of Demark men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Demark women worked as a Salesgirl. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demark were Labor and Housewife.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Labor
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Salesgirl
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 262 immigration records available for the last name Demark. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Demark. For the veterans among your Demark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demark lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Demark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Demark in 1943 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

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