Debs Family History

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Debs Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Debus, a variant of Theb(u)s, itself a short form of Matthaeus (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Dees, Debus, Debes, Deis, Dein, Debo, Deus, Sens, Mees, Heis

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Debs Family Origin

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Debs Family Occupations

What did your Debs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Debs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Debs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Debs family was Painter. Farmer and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Debs.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Grocer

    33%
  • Painter

    33%

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

Debs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Debs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Debs 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Debs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Debs. For the veterans among your Debs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Debs Life Expectancy

What is the average Debs lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Debs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Debs in 1962 was 77, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Debs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Debs 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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