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Demaine Name Meaning

variant of Demain. habitational name for someone from a place named with southern French maine ‘residence’, ‘residential building’, for example in Angoumois, Périgord.

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


Similar surnames: Dumaine, Demain, Maine, Delaine, De Line, Delane, Deman, Demann

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Where is the Demaine family from?

You can see how Demaine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demaine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Demaine families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 7 Demaine families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 37% of all the recorded Demaine's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Demaine families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demaine surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demaine. 43% of Demaine men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Demaine women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demaine were Manager and Housework. .

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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
    43%
  • Cutter
    29%
  • Manager
    29%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    60%
  • Housework
    40%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Demaine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demaine 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Demaine. 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 391 military records available for the last name Demaine. For the veterans among your Demaine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demaine lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Demaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Demaine in 1962 was 83, and 88 in 2004.

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