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Dismukes Name Meaning

Anglicized form of French Des Meaux (see Meaux). At least some of the bearers are of Huguenot origin, and came to North America via England when Protestants in France were persecuted following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. The name is also recorded in Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Disney, Hiskey, Duke, Rasmus, Wilmes, Limke, Wiemken, Dickes, Dinius

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Dismukes Family Origin

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Dismukes Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Dismukes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Dismukes's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dismukes. A less common occupation for the Dismukes family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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Dismukes Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Dismukes Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dismukes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Dismukes in 1945 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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