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Demain Family History

Demain Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): perhaps a variant of Main 4 or 5 with fused Old French preposition de ‘from’. Alternatively the name may be a variant of Diamond False association with the word demand would explain the shift of stress onto the second syllable but the development to Demain especially the change in the quality of the vowel remains unexplained. French: habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ denoting someone from Maing in Nord. French: in some cases possibly also a nickname from demain ‘tomorrow’.

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


Similar surnames: Demaine, Demay, Main, Demark, Demar, Degan, Demann, Deman, Demmin

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Where is the Demain family from?

You can see how Demain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demain family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Demain families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Demain family living in Pennsylvania. This was about 33% of all the recorded Demain's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Demain families in 1840.
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What did your Demain ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demain. 29% of Demain men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Demain women worked as a Maid. .

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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

  • Salesman
    29%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Waiter
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 319 immigration records available for the last name Demain. 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 540 military records available for the last name Demain. For the veterans among your Demain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demain lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Demain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Demain in 1956 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

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