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

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  • Commicant

    17%
  • Cummis

    17%
  • Customs Officer

    17%
  • Jointure

    17%

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

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Between 1941 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Demas

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