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Despain Name Meaning

part translation of the French family name Despagne, ethnic name for a Spaniard, from d’Espagne ‘from Spain’.

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


Similar surnames: Spain, Defrain, Dean, Tessin, Desir, Templin, Depaul, Derman, Delair

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Despain Family Origin

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Despain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Miller

    4%

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

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Despain Historical Records

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Despain Life Expectancy

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