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Depas Name Meaning

French: according to Morlet, a habitational name for someone from Pas-en-Artois, in Pas-de-Calais, so named from Latin passus ‘pass’.

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


Similar surnames: De Pass, Dean, Deras, Deas, Demar, Dumas, Delay, Delmas, Detar, Dubas

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Where is the Depas family from?

You can see how Depas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Depas family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Depas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Depas families living in Louisiana. This was about 60% of all the recorded Depas's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Depas families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Depas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Depas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Sprayer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Depas. 50% of Depas men worked as a Sprayer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Sprayer
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 779 census records available for the last name Depas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Depas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 188 immigration records available for the last name Depas. 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 Cards

There are 174 military records available for the last name Depas. For the veterans among your Depas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Depas lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Depas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Depas in 1966 was 81, and 78 in 2004.

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