D Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: U, O, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Xu, Ko

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D Family Origin

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D Family Occupations

What did your D ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your D ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Carpenter (Retired)

    4%

In 1880, the most common D occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of D's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by D. A less common occupation for the D family was Carpenter (Retired).

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D Historical Records

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D Life Expectancy

What is the average D lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your D ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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United States

Between 2000 and 2003, D life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for D in 2000 was 61, and 54 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for D

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