Dehay Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Dehay Family Origin

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Dehay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    6%

In 1880, the most common Dehay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Dehay's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehay. A less common occupation for the Dehay family was Butcher.

Source: Census data for Dehay | Data not to scale

Dehay Historical Records

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Dehay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Dehay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dehay in 1959 was 40, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehay

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