Damas Name Meaning

French: from a medieval personal name (Latin Dalmatius), originally an ethnic name for someone from Dalmatia (the coast of Croatia). The name may be of Illyrian origin and akin to southern Albanian delme ‘sheep’. It was borne by a 3rd-century bishop of Pavia and a 6th-century bishop of Rodez, both of whom were popularly venerated in the Middle Ages. The surname is also established in Spain and Portugal and may be of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Dumas, Damask, Dimas, Lama, Maras, Daman, Delmas, Tamas, Damaso, Laas

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Labors On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damas. The most common Damas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Damas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Damas family was Job Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    27%
  • Labors On Farm

    13%
  • Job Laborer

    7%

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Between 1945 and 2004, Damas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Damas in 1945 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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