Demeritt Family History

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Demeritt Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Desmarais or Desmarest (see Demarest).

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


Similar surnames: Demorest, Demoret, Demarest, Dimmitt, Dement, Demery, Demaris

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Demeritt Family Origin

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Demeritt Family Occupations

What did your Demeritt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Demeritt family was Shoe Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demeritt. The most common Demeritt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Demeritt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Seaman

    5%
  • Shoe Maker

    5%

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Demeritt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Demeritt Life Expectancy

What is the average Demeritt lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Demeritt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Demeritt in 1946 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Demeritt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demeritt 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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