Depriest Family History

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Depriest Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered spelling (by folk etymology) of the northern French topographic name Deprest denoting someone who lived by a meadow, from French pré ‘meadow’ (Latin pratum).

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

Similar surnames: Dupriest, Priest, Ernest, Derise, Triest, Deforest, Ferrier, Deprez

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Depriest Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Depriest name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Depriest. 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


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Depriest Family Origin

Where is the Depriest family from?

Depriest Family Occupations

What did your Depriest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Depriest. The most common Depriest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Depriest's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Depriest family was Farm Labor.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Labor


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Depriest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Depriest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Depriest 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Depriest. 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 Depriest. For the veterans among your Depriest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Depriest Life Expectancy

What is the average Depriest lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Depriest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Depriest in 1945 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Depriest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Depriest 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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