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Demme Family History

Demme Name Meaning

German and French: from Thiemo, a short form of the Germanic personal name Theudemar, composed of the elements theud ‘people’, ‘race’ + mari, meri ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Temme, Demmer, Hemme, Homme, Gemme, Remme, Lemmen, Lemme, Emme, Demus

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Where is the Demme family from?

You can see how Demme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demme family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Demme families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Demme family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Demme's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Demme families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demme surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Demme. 30% of Demme men worked as a Clerk and 43% of Demme women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demme were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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

  • Clerk
    30%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Baker
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Nurse
    29%
  • Stenographer
    29%
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What Demme family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Demme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demme 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 787 immigration records available for the last name Demme. 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 645 military records available for the last name Demme. For the veterans among your Demme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demme lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Demme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Demme in 1953 was 49, and 67 in 2004.

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