Defee Name Meaning

This name is recorded in London, England, in the 18th century, where it may be an Anglicized form of an unidentified French name. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Irish Duffy. See also Diffee.

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


Similar surnames: Defoe, Dewey, Debree, Fee, Deike, Dees, Delee, Deere, Deter, Dennee

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Defee Family Origin

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Defee Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Dress Maker

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Painter

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Defee family was Painter. Farmer, Dress Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Defee. The most common Defee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Defee's were Farmers.

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Defee Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Defee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Defee in 1955 was 47, and 40 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Defee

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