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Debates Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Walloon Debatis, a topographic name, with the preposition de, from bati ‘common land’, ‘village green’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, for example Batty in Nandrain or Le Baty in Xhoris, both in the Belgian province of Liège, or Les Battis in Laneffe, Namur.

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

Similar surnames: Debes, Debutts, Delage, Delane, Dages, Detter, Delaney, Banes

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Debates Family Origin

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Debates Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Debates occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Debates's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Debates.

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There are 796 census records available for the last name Debates. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Debates 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 30 immigration records available for the last name Debates. 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 178 military records available for the last name Debates. For the veterans among your Debates ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Debates Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Debates life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Debates in 1957 was 42, and 43 in 2004.

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