Deskins Family History

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Deskins Name Meaning

Most probably a variant of Irish Diskin.

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


Similar surnames: Deskin, Devins, Dinkins, Dockins, Deakin, Seekins, Denkins, Haskins

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Deskins Family Origin

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Deskins Family Occupations

What did your Deskins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deskins. The most common Deskins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Deskins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deskins family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Deskins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Deskins Life Expectancy

What is the average Deskins lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Deskins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Deskins in 1952 was 41, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deskins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deskins 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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