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Demeter Family History

Demeter Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a weaver or cloth merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German timit, dimit denoting a type of cloth woven with double thread.Czech and Slovak: from the personal name Demeter, derived from Greek Demetrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou).Hungarian: from the ecclesiastical name Demeter, or Dömötör, from Greek Demetrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou).

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

57,182 Historical Documents with Demeter on Ancestry.com
42,674 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,022 Military Records
2,637 Immigration Records
3,423 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Demeter Families

  • Number of Demeter families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Demeter families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Demeter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Demeter census records

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Demeter Family Origin

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Demeter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Demeter

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Demeter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Demeter census records

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Military Service by Demeter

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