Damas Family History

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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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Damas Family Origin

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Damas Family Occupations

What did your Damas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, calering Traveler Service Hostess Clrester unemployed and Buyer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Damas. 20% of Damas men worked as a calering Traveler Service Hostess Clrester unemployed and 15% of Damas women worked as a Buyer . Some less common occupations for Americans named Damas were Fruit Auctioneer and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • calering Traveler Service Hostess Clrester unemployed
  • Advertising Agent (travell
  • Compositor (servalid)
  • Fruit Auctioneer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Buyer
  • Domestic Servant
  • Dormstvry Maid
  • Dressmaker

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

Damas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Damas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damas 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 Damas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 541 military records available for the last name Damas. For the veterans among your Damas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damas Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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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