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Damele Family History

Damele Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dale, Hamel, Camel, Kamel, Ramel, Abele, Mele, Daigle, Dagel, Dame

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Where is the Damele family from?

You can see how Damele families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Damele family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Damele families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 16 Damele families living in London. This was about 39% of all the recorded Damele's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Damele families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Damele surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Damele ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Damele. 53% of Damele men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Damele women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Damele were Scavenger and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    53%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Baker
    10%
  • Scavenger
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    28%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Damele. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damele 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Damele. 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 Cards

There are 80 military records available for the last name Damele. For the veterans among your Damele ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Damele lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Damele life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Damele in 1961 was 64, and 86 in 2003.

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