Denis Name Meaning

French, Spanish (Denís), and Portuguese: from the personal name Denis (Spanish Denís), variant of Dennis. Ukrainian: from the personal name Denys (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Denys, Dennis, Deniz, Danis, Deni, Benis, Deis, Donis, Denise, Enis

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Denis Family Origin

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Denis Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Etud

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Denis family was Etud. The most common Denis occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 18% of Denis's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denis.

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Denis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Denis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Denis in 1952 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denis

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