Deen Family History

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Deen Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Dean. Dutch: ethnic name for a Dane, Middle Dutch Deen.

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

Similar surnames: Dean, Been, Dehn, Dee, Dees, Peek, Deren, Deer, Duin, Deem

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Deen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Deen name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Deen. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Southern Asia


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Deen Family Origin

Where is the Deen family from?

Deen Family Occupations

What did your Deen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deen. The most common Deen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Deen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deen family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Deen Historical Records

What Deen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Deen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Deen. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Deen. For the veterans among your Deen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deen Life Expectancy

What is the average Deen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Deen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Deen in 1944 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deen 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.

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