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Deman Family History

Deman Name Meaning

Flemish and Dutch (also De Man in East Flanders and the Netherlands): topographic or habitational name referring to a house named with de man ‘the man’ for example De Geleerde Man (‘The Learned Man’) or De Zwarte Man (‘The Black Man’). This surname is also found in France (Nord). Americanized form of German Demann . English: variant of Diamond . French: variant of Demain .

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Derman, Seman, Leman, Demar, Beman, Degan, Demand, Neman, Duman

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Where is the Deman family from?

You can see how Deman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Deman families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Deman's in USA. New York had the highest population of Deman families in 1840.
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What did your Deman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deman. 28% of Deman men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Deman women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deman were Proprietor and Servant. .

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Office Clerk
    10%
  • Servant
    10%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Deman. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Deman. For the veterans among your Deman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Deman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Deman in 1962 was 83, and 76 in 2004.

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