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Desens Name Meaning

German: probably a Rhenish derivative of Deessen, a short and patronymic form of Matthäus (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Dees, Lebens, Gresens, Neuens, Sens, Levens, Dresen, Sebens, Devens

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Desens Family Origin

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Desens Family Occupations

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Desens Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Desens Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Desens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Desens in 1963 was 63, and 63 in 2004.

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