Debois Family History

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Debois Name Meaning

French: variant of Dubois.

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


Similar surnames: Deboe, Debose, Debo, Dubois, Deboy, Dennis, Debus, Denis, Debes

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Debois Family Origin

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Debois Family Occupations

What did your Debois ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Debois occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 33% of Debois's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Debois family was Lady Supt (Instit). Carpenter and Charwoman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Debois.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Charwoman

    33%
  • Lady Supt (Instit)

    33%

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

Debois Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Debois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Debois 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Debois. 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 Debois. For the veterans among your Debois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Debois Life Expectancy

What is the average Debois lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Debois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Debois in 1958 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Debois

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Debois 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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