Danes Name Meaning

English: patronymic or genitive from Dane, variant of Dean 2, i.e. ‘son (or servant) of the dean’. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of Daniel. Czech and Slovak (Daneš): variant of Danek (see Danek).

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


Similar surnames: Danis, Dane, Manes, Danek, Dawes, Danks, Banes, Janes, Eanes, Hanes

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Danes Family Origin

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Danes Family Occupations

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  • Carman

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Carman, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danes. The most common Danes occupation in the UK was Carman. 5% of Danes's were Carmans. A less common occupation for the Danes family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Danes Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Danes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Danes in 1959 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danes

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