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Deur Family History

Deur Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Scottish Dewar.

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


Similar surnames: Deer, Dufur, Near, Oder, Eury, Dewar, Darr, Deas, Deere, Dun

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Where is the Deur family from?

You can see how Deur families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deur family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Deur families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Deur families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Deur's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Deur families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deur surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deur ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deur. 31% of Deur men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Helper
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Deur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deur 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Deur. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Deur. For the veterans among your Deur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deur lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Deur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Deur in 1965 was 80, and 84 in 2004.

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