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Dement Family History

Dement Name Meaning
Possibly an altered spelling of German Demant, a metonymic occupational name for a diamond dealer or cutter, from Middle High German diemant ‘diamond’.

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

137,969 Historical Documents with Dement on Ancestry.com
22,186 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,985 Military Records
612 Immigration Records
15,055 Census and Voter Lists
96,131 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dement Families

  • Number of Dement families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dement families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dement last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dement census records

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Dement Family Origin

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Dement Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dement

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Dement Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dement census records

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Dement Civil War Service Records

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