Delmar Family History

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Delmar Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Delamar. German: from a Germanic personal name, Dallomirus, composed the an element cognate with Old English deal ‘proud’, ‘famous’. Catalan: topographic name for someome living beside the sea or having some other association with the sea, from the fused preposition and article del ‘of the’ + mar ‘sea’.

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

Similar surnames: Delamar, Demar, Dear, Delmas, Derman, Kelman, Dollar, Demark, Helman

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Delmar Family Origin

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Delmar Family Occupations

What did your Delmar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Delmar family was Bookkeeper. The most common Delmar occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Delmar's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delmar.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Bookkeeper


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Delmar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Delmar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delmar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Delmar. 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 Delmar. For the veterans among your Delmar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delmar Life Expectancy

What is the average Delmar lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Delmar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Delmar in 1961 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delmar 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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