Dement Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Dement Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Demant, a metonymic occupational name for a diamond dealer or cutter, from Middle High German diemant ‘diamond’.

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


Similar surnames: Deman, Demel, Degen, Dewart, Demand, Mente, Deming, Demond, Lemert

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Dement Family Origin

Where is the Dement family from?

Dement Family Occupations

What did your Dement ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dement occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Dement's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dement family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dement.

View Census data for Dement | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Dement Historical Records

What Dement family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dement. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dement census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Dement

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dement. 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.

View all Dement immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Dement military records

You've only scratched the surface of Dement family history.

Dement Life Expectancy

What is the average Dement lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dement life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dement in 1944 was 29, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dement

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dement 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 Dement Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name