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Denmark Name Meaning

English: ethnic name originally denoting someone from Denmark. See also Dence. In the British Isles the name is found chiefly in East Anglia. Americanized spelling of German Dennemark, ethnic name for someone from Denmark, from Middle Low German Dennemarken.

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


Similar surnames: Demark, Demar, Newmark, Delmar, Westmark, De Turk, Derman, Denman

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Denmark Family Origin

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Denmark Family Occupations

What did your Denmark ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Denmark occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Denmark's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Denmark family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denmark.

View Census data for Denmark | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Denmark Historical Records

What Denmark family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Denmark Life Expectancy

What is the average Denmark lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Denmark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Denmark in 1953 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denmark

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denmark 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.

Famous Denmark Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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