Demey Family History

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Demey Name Meaning

French: habitational name for someone from (de) Mey (Moselle), which derives its name from the Romano-Gallic estate name Maiacum.

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


Similar surnames: Demay, Dewey, Deger, Demby, Demary, Debes, Demel, Damery, Lemer

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Demey Family Origin

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Demey Family Occupations

What did your Demey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Demey family was Farmer. Laborer, Blacksmith and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demey. The most common Demey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Demey's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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Demey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Demey Life Expectancy

What is the average Demey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Demey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Demey in 1954 was 28, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Demey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demey 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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