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Demille Name Meaning

Flemish: Frenchified (or Americanized) form of De Mil or Demil a variant of De Mul an occupational name for a miller from a short form of mulder ‘miller’.

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

Similar surnames: Deville, Delle, Desalle, Delisle, Decelle, Douville, Lemelle, Keville

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Where is the Demille family from?

You can see how Demille families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demille family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Demille families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Demille families living in New York. This was about 57% of all the recorded Demille's in USA. New York had the highest population of Demille families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demille surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demille ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demille. 38% of Demille men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Demille women worked as a Waitress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Demille. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demille 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 430 immigration records available for the last name Demille. 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 576 military records available for the last name Demille. For the veterans among your Demille ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demille lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Demille life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Demille in 1961 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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