Densmore Family History

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Densmore Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Dunsmore.

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

Similar surnames: Dinsmore, Dunsmore, Delmore, Densford, Dearmore, Inscore, Dunsmoor

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Densmore Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Densmore name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Densmore. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Densmore Family Origin

Where is the Densmore family from?

Densmore Family Occupations

What did your Densmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Densmore. The most common Densmore occupation in Canada was Farmer. 49% of Densmore's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Densmore family was At School.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Carpenter

  • At School


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

Densmore Historical Records

What Densmore family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Densmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Densmore 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Densmore. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Densmore. For the veterans among your Densmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Densmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Densmore lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Densmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Densmore in 1942 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Densmore 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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