Dejean Family History

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Dejean Name Meaning

French: patronymic from the personal name Jean, French equivalent of John.

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


Similar surnames: Dejohn, Jean, Prejean, Degan, Bean, Dean, Derman, Demyan, Deren

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Dejean Family Origin

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Dejean Family Occupations

What did your Dejean ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dejean occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Dejean's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dejean family was Labors On Farm. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dejean.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Labors On Farm

    6%

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

Dejean Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dejean Life Expectancy

What is the average Dejean lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dejean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dejean in 1958 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dejean

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dejean 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.

Famous Dejean Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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