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De Blois Family History

De Blois 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: Deblois, De Bellis, De Bonis, De Block, Debois, Delos, De Bock

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Where is the De Blois family from?

You can see how De Blois families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Blois family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most De Blois families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 18 De Blois families living in Rhode Island. This was about 56% of all the recorded De Blois's in USA. Rhode Island had the highest population of De Blois families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the De Blois surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your De Blois ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Blois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Blois census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Blois. 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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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average De Blois lifespan?

Between 1976 and 2004, in the United States, De Blois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for De Blois in 1976 was 82, and 88 in 2004.

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