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Dewaters Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch de Wauters, a patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald ‘rule’ + hari, heri ‘army’. See also Walter.

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


Similar surnames: Esters, Waters, Mcwaters, Peters, Deter, Debates, Deiters, Detmers

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Dewaters Family Origin

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Dewaters Family Occupations

What did your Dewaters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dewaters family was Machinist. The most common Dewaters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Dewaters's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dewaters.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Machinist

    10%

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

Dewaters Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dewaters Life Expectancy

What is the average Dewaters lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dewaters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Dewaters in 1949 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dewaters 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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