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Demont Family History

Demont Name Meaning

Altered form of North German Timon via the intermediate form Demone. French: topographic name with fused preposition de from mont ‘mountain’ (see Mont ). Altered form of French Dumont a cognate of 2 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Demonte, Delmont, Dumont, Lemont, Mont, Damon, Dupont, Demand

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Where is the Demont family from?

You can see how Demont families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demont family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Demont families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 68 Demont families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 59% of all the recorded Demont's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Demont families in 1911.
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What did your Demont ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Demont. 43% of Demont men worked as a Labourer and 100% of Demont women worked as a Dressmaker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Lumbering
  • Journalier

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Dressmaker
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Demont. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demont census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 752 immigration records available for the last name Demont. 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 Cards

There are 695 military records available for the last name Demont. For the veterans among your Demont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demont lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Demont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Demont in 1954 was 53, and 42 in 2004.

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