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Denver Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Denver in Norfolk, named as ‘Danes’ crossing’, from Old English Dene ‘Dane’ (genitive Dena) + fær ‘ford’, ‘passage’, ‘crossing’.

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


Similar surnames: Denner, Denyer, Beaver, Lever, Denier, Denger, Enger, Driver, Deaner

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Denver Family Origin

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Denver Family Occupations

What did your Denver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denver. The most common Denver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Denver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Denver family was Watchman.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Watchman

    4%

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

Denver Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Denver Life Expectancy

What is the average Denver lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Denver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Denver in 1959 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denver 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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