Deiss Family History

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Deiss Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a short form of an old personal name formed with Old High German tac ‘daily’. German: variant of Deis.

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


Similar surnames: Weiss, Heiss, Reiss, Reis, Deis, Dies, Geiss, Meiss, Ress, Gess

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Deiss Family Origin

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Deiss Family Occupations

What did your Deiss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deiss family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deiss. The most common Deiss occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Deiss's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Deiss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Deiss Life Expectancy

What is the average Deiss lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Deiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Deiss in 1961 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deiss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deiss 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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