Deeg Family History

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Deeg Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Digue, which Morlet suggests may be derived from a root dig- meaning ‘to sting’, hence ‘to quarrel’, and therefore a nickname for a quarrelsome, argumentative person. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Dég, from the old secular personal name Dég.

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

Similar surnames: Deer, Deep, Dees, Dee, Deem, Bee, Deas, Deger, Deeb, Dean

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Deeg Family Origin

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Deeg Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deeg family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Tailor and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deeg. The most common Deeg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Deeg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Baker

  • Blacksmith


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Deeg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Deeg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deeg 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Deeg. 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 Deeg. For the veterans among your Deeg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deeg Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Deeg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Deeg in 1956 was 42, and 85 in 2004.

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