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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Grocer

    33%
  • Painter

    33%

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

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Debs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Debs

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