Deem Name Meaning

English: from Old English dema, doma ‘judge’, hence an occupational name, or a byname for an arbiter of disputes. Altered spelling of German Die(h)m.

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


Similar surnames: Dehm, Dees, Deer, Deeg, Deemer, Deam, Teem, Deel, Seem, See

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Deem Family Origin

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Deem Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deem. A less common occupation for the Deem family was Keeping House. The most common Deem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Deem's were Farmers.

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Deem Historical Records

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Deem Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Deem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Deem in 1946 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deem

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