Demus Family History

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Demus Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Nikodemus (see Nicodemus).

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

Similar surnames: Debus, Demos, Remus, Dees, Deiss, Deus, Delfs, Remis, Debs, Demel

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Demus Family Origin

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Demus Family Occupations

What did your Demus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Demus family was Fils. Cultivateur, Student and Domestique were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demus. The most common Demus occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 27% of Demus's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Student

  • Domestique

  • Fils


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

Demus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Demus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demus 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Demus. 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 525 military records available for the last name Demus. For the veterans among your Demus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Demus Life Expectancy

What is the average Demus lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Demus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Demus in 1951 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demus 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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