Deshong Family History

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Deshong Name Meaning

Americanized form of the French topographic name Duchamp or its plural form Deschamps, meaning ‘of or from the field(s)’ (see Champ). Compare Dishong.

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

Similar surnames: Deshon, Dishong, Bushong, Beshore, Dishon, Desmond, Dishongh, Dechant

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Deshong Family Origin

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Deshong Family Occupations

What did your Deshong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deshong family was Carriage Mfg.. The most common Deshong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Deshong's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deshong.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Grocer

  • Carriage Mfg.


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

Deshong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Deshong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deshong 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Deshong. 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 994 military records available for the last name Deshong. For the veterans among your Deshong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deshong Life Expectancy

What is the average Deshong lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Deshong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Deshong in 1961 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deshong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deshong 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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