Deane Name Meaning

Irish: in County Donegal this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Deagánaigh ‘son of the deacon’ (see Deacon); in County Tipperary it can be from Gaelic Ó Déaghain ‘descendant of the deacon’. In other cases the surname is of English origin (see Dean 1). English: variant of Dean 1.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Deane Family Origin

Where is the Deane family from?

SHOW MORE

Deane Family Occupations

What did your Deane ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deane. The most common Deane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Deane's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deane family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Deane | Data not to scale

Deane Historical Records

What Deane family records will you find?

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Deane Life Expectancy

What is the average Deane lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deane 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Deane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Deane in 1942 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deane

Famous Deane Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Look up another name