Deam Family History

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Deam Name Meaning

Irish: see Dempster. Americanized spelling of German Diem, or the variant Diehm.

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

Similar surnames: Deal, Ream, Deak, Dehm, Deem, Teem, Dea, Beam, Gean, Dean

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Deam Family Origin

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Deam Family Occupations

What did your Deam ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Deam occupation in the UK was (Hawkers Wife). 9% of Deam's were (Hawkers Wife)s. A less common occupation for the Deam family was Bricklayers Labourer. (Hawkers Wife), Agricultural Labourer and Boarding Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deam.

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  • (Hawkers Wife)

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boarding Housekeeper

  • Bricklayers Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Deam ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Deam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Deam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deam 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 612 immigration records available for the last name Deam. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Deam. For the veterans among your Deam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deam Life Expectancy

What is the average Deam lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Deam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Deam in 1953 was 76, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deam ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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