Dechene Family History

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Dechene Name Meaning

French (Dechêne): variant of Duchêne (see Duchene).

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


Similar surnames: Duchene, Deschene, Dechaine, Deshane, Deschenes, Dufrene, Debree

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Dechene Family Origin

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Dechene Family Occupations

What did your Dechene ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Confectioner and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dechene. A less common occupation for the Dechene family was Work Sawmill. The most common Dechene occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Dechene's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Confectioner

    20%
  • Cook

    20%
  • Work Sawmill

    20%

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

Dechene Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dechene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dechene census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dechene

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dechene. 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 Dechene. For the veterans among your Dechene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dechene Life Expectancy

What is the average Dechene lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Dechene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Dechene in 1964 was 71, and 59 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dechene

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dechene 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.

Famous Dechene Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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