Demarais Family History

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Demarais Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from any of several minor places in northern France named Marais, from Old French mareis ‘marsh’. In some cases, the name may simply have been topographical.

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


Similar surnames: Desmarais, Demark, Demars, Demary, Demar, Defrain, De Marinis, Demarr

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Demarais Family Origin

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Demarais Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Boot Bottomer

    14%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%
  • Day Watchman

    5%

In 1880, the most common Demarais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Demarais's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Demarais family was Day Watchman. Farmer, Boot Bottomer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demarais.

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Demarais Life Expectancy

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