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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Seaman

    5%
  • Shoe Maker

    5%

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

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Demeritt Historical Records

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Demeritt Life Expectancy

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