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Delair Family History

Delair Name Meaning

Altered form of French Dallaire .

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


Similar surnames: Delano, Demarr, Delara, Delacy, Delane, Demar, Delage, Demain

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Where is the Delair family from?

You can see how Delair families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delair family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Delair families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 29 Delair families living in New York. This was about 41% of all the recorded Delair's in USA. New York had the highest population of Delair families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Delair surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Delair ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delair. 32% of Delair men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Delair women worked as a Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Chauffeur
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Delair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delair census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 166 immigration records available for the last name Delair. 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 Cards

There are 433 military records available for the last name Delair. For the veterans among your Delair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delair lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Delair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Delair in 1954 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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