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Demand Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German dēmant ‘diamond’ a metonymic occupational name of a cutter or dealer. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). English (of Norman origin): variant of Demain .

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


Similar surnames: Deland, Deman, Dean, Demark, Demar, Demann, Derman, Dement, Domann

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Where is the Demand family from?

You can see how Demand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demand family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Demand families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Demand families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Demand's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Demand families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demand surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demand ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demand. 39% of Demand men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Demand women worked as a Housewife. .

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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
    39%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Demand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demand 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 559 immigration records available for the last name Demand. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Demand. For the veterans among your Demand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demand lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Demand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Demand in 1963 was 80, and 53 in 2004.

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