Degenhart Family History

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Degenhart Name Meaning

German: variant of Degenhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Degenhardt, Dagenhart, Degener, Dinehart, Dienhart, Meinhart

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Degenhart Family Origin

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Degenhart Family Occupations

What did your Degenhart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Farmer and Carpenten were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degenhart. The most common Degenhart occupation in the USA was Butcher. 18% of Degenhart's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Degenhart family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Butcher

    18%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenten

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

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

Degenhart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Degenhart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degenhart 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Degenhart. 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 Degenhart. For the veterans among your Degenhart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degenhart Life Expectancy

What is the average Degenhart lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Degenhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Degenhart in 1961 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degenhart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degenhart 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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