Denys Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Denis (see Dennis 1). Ukrainian: from the personal name Denys (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Denis, Denes, Deni, Danis, Enis, Dienes, Sens, Delos, Denig, Denn

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Denys Family Origin

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Denys Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    48%
  • Journaillier

    10%
  • Son

    10%
  • Cultivateur Son

    7%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journaillier and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denys. A less common occupation for the Denys family was Cultivateur Son. The most common Denys occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 48% of Denys's were Cultivateurs.

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Denys Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Denys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Denys in 1962 was 82, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denys

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