Demas Family History

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Demas Name Meaning

Probably a variant of French Dumas or Delmas.

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

Similar surnames: Demay, Deman, Delmas, Degan, Depas, Domas, Demars, Demar, Deras

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Demas Family Origin

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Demas Family Occupations

What did your Demas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Commicant, Cummis and Customs Officer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demas. A less common occupation for the Demas family was Jointure. The most common Demas occupation in Canada was Commicant. 17% of Demas's were Commicants.

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  • Commicant

  • Cummis

  • Customs Officer

  • Jointure


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

Demas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Demas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Demas. 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 Demas. For the veterans among your Demas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Demas Life Expectancy

What is the average Demas lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Demas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Demas in 1941 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demas 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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