Dence Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for someone from Denmark, from Middle English den(s)ch ‘Danish’ (Old English denisc). There were many Danes in England in the Middle Ages, not only the long-established settlers in the Danelaw region, but also more recent immigrants.

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


Similar surnames: Dance, Bence, Denke, Vance, Denyer, Denby, Bunce, Denz, Dentice

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Dence Family Origin

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Dence Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Bier Saloon

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dence family was Farm Laborer. The most common Dence occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Dence's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Bier Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dence.

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Dence Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Dence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dence in 1956 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dence

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