Denes Family History

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Denes Name Meaning

Hungarian (Dénes): from the personal name Dénes, from Greek Dionysios (see Dennis). Jewish (from Hungary): adoption of the Hungarian surname.

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

Similar surnames: Dienes, Denis, Denys, Debes, Benes, Dees, Remes, Bones, Drewes, Deeb

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Denes Family Origin

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Denes Family Occupations

What did your Denes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Beamer, Butcher and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denes. A less common occupation for the Denes family was Keeping House. The most common Denes occupation in the USA was Beamer. 14% of Denes's were Beamers.

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  • Beamer

  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Denes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Denes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Denes. 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 970 military records available for the last name Denes. For the veterans among your Denes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denes Life Expectancy

What is the average Denes lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Denes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Denes in 1961 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denes 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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