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Domen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Dom. Japanese: it is unclear whether instances of this name in America are Domen, written with characters meaning ‘surface of the earth’, or Domen, written with various characters; one combination means ‘surface of the road’. None of these are common in Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Doman, Domek, Domes, Dome, Doren, Boden, Moren, Domer, Osen, Colen

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Where is the Domen family from?

You can see how Domen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Domen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Domen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Domen families living in Illinois. This was about 20% of all the recorded Domen's in the USA. Illinois and 2 other states had the highest population of Domen families in 1880.
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What did your Domen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Domen. 46% of Domen men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Domen women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Domen were Janitor and Maid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Miner
    19%
  • Core Maker
    10%
  • Janitor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Domen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Domen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 512 immigration records available for the last name Domen. 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 Cards

There are 425 military records available for the last name Domen. For the veterans among your Domen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Domen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Domen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Domen in 1950 was 48, and 67 in 2003.

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