Deas Family History

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Deas Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from Old French dez ‘dice’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of dice, or a nickname for an habitual player at dice. Compare Dice.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Dear, Meas, Deal, Deak, Dent, Beas, Dees, Depas, Leal

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Deas Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Deas name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Deas. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    45%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    7%

  • Benin/Togo

    5%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

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Deas Family Origin

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Deas Family Occupations

What did your Deas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deas. A less common occupation for the Deas family was Keeping House. The most common Deas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Deas's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Deas Historical Records

What Deas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Deas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Deas. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Deas. For the veterans among your Deas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deas Life Expectancy

What is the average Deas lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Deas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Deas in 1949 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deas 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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