Dec Name Meaning

Czech (Dec): ethnic name for a German, from German Deutsch. Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Dionizy, Polish form of Dionysius (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Deck, Dey, Dech, Deo, Fey, Len, Duch, Eder, Beck, Dyer

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Dec Family Origin

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Dec Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Dec occupation in the USA was Stone Cutter. 100% of Dec's were Stone Cutters.

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Passenger List

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Dec Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Dec in 1944 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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