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Demarest Name Meaning

French: regional variant of Desmarais.

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


Similar surnames: Demorest, Demoret, Demaree, Demarie, Demeritt, Demas, Despres

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Demarest Family Origin

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Demarest Family Occupations

What did your Demarest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Demarest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Demarest's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demarest. A less common occupation for the Demarest family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Demarest ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Demarest Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Demarest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demarest census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Demarest. 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 Card

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

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Demarest Life Expectancy

What is the average Demarest lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Demarest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Demarest in 1940 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Demarest

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demarest ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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