Dimas Family History

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Dimas Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from a personal name Dimas, supposedly that of the repentant robber crucified alongside Christ, although no name is recorded in the Biblical account.

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

Similar surnames: Dias, Simas, Damas, Dies, Almas, Minas, Limas, Lima, Simos, Domes

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Dimas Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dimas name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dimas. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • France


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Dimas Family Origin

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Dimas Family Occupations

What did your Dimas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Cattle Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dimas. The most common Dimas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Dimas's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dimas family was Com. Carrier.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Cattle Raiser

  • Com. Carrier


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

Dimas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dimas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dimas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dimas. 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 713 military records available for the last name Dimas. For the veterans among your Dimas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dimas Life Expectancy

What is the average Dimas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dimas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dimas in 1962 was 72, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dimas 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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