Deese Family History

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Deese Name Meaning

German: variant of Dees. Probably a variant spelling of Irish Dease or an Americanized spelling of German Diess (see Dies).

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

Similar surnames: Dees, Beese, Neese, Heese, Deere, Geese, Leese, Meese, Weise, Dreese

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Deese Family Origin

Where is the Deese family from?

Deese Family Occupations

What did your Deese ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deese family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deese. The most common Deese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Deese's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Works On Farm

  • Farm Laborer


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

Deese Historical Records

What Deese family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Deese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deese 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 468 immigration records available for the last name Deese. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Deese. For the veterans among your Deese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deese Life Expectancy

What is the average Deese lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Deese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Deese in 1942 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deese 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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