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Demory Name Meaning

patronymic from Mory, a reduced form of Amory (see Emery). northern French habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from any of various places called Mory, in Oise, Pas-de-Calais, or Seine-et-Marne, the place name being derived from Latin Mauriacum (composed of a personal name Maurius + locative suffix -acum).

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

Similar surnames: Demary, Dery, Demay, Demark, Demar, Mory, Debord, Devore, Demey

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Where is the Demory family from?

You can see how Demory families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demory family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Demory families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Demory family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Demory's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Demory families in 1840.
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What did your Demory ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demory. 22% of Demory men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Demory women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demory were Farm Laborer and Nurses Assistant. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Nurses Assistant
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Demory. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demory 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 83 immigration records available for the last name Demory. 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 517 military records available for the last name Demory. For the veterans among your Demory ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demory lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Demory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Demory in 1954 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

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