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De Line Name Meaning

Altered form of French (mainly northern) Deline: probably a variant of Deligne a habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ from any of the places called Ligne in Pas-de-Calais (France) or in Hainault (Belgium).

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


Similar surnames: Demaine, De Lima, Meling, Redline, Delane, Delling, De Lange, Dahling

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You can see how De Line families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Line family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most De Line families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 De Line families living in New York. This was about 58% of all the recorded De Line's in USA. New York had the highest population of De Line families in 1880.
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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Line. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Line. For the veterans among your De Line ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Line lifespan?

Between 1983 and 2002, in the United States, De Line life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for De Line in 1983 was 70, and 81 in 2002.

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