Denys Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Denis (see Dennis 1). Ukrainian: from the personal name Denys (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Denis, Denes, Deni, Danis, Enis, Dienes, Sens, Delos, Denig, Denn

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Denys Family Origin

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Denys Family Occupations

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  • Drive Team

    33%
  • Retired Farmer

    33%
  • Upholsterer

    33%

In 1880, the most common Denys occupation in the USA was Drive Team. 33% of Denys's were Drive Teams. Drive Team and Retired Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Denys. A less common occupation for the Denys family was Upholsterer.

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Denys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Denys in 1962 was 82, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denys

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