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Demmitt Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Demit, a metonymic occupational name for a weaver or cloth dealer, from Middle High German dimit ‘dimity’ (from Greek dimitos). Compare Demeter.

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


Similar surnames: Dement, Demuth, Reffitt, Demick, Emmett, Demmer, Dimmitt, Emmitt

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Demmitt Family Origin

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Demmitt Family Occupations

What did your Demmitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Demmitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Demmitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demmitt. A less common occupation for the Demmitt family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Demmitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Demmitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Demmitt lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Demmitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Demmitt in 1961 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Demmitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demmitt 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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