Debus Name Meaning

German: from a personal name, a much altered variant of Matthäus (see Matthew). French: habitational name, with the preposition de ‘from’, for someone from any of various places named Bus (from a regional form of bois ‘wood’) in Eure, Pas-de-Calais, and Somme.

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


Similar surnames: Debes, Debs, Deus, Delos, Lebus, Demus, Debusk, Debo, Debutts, Deis

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Debus Family Origin

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Debus Family Occupations

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  • Engraver

    14%
  • Hotel Waiter

    14%
  • Refreshment Contractor Employing 9 Men

    14%
  • Skin Dealer (Mer)

    14%

In 1881, the most common Debus occupation in the UK was Engraver. 14% of Debus's were Engravers. A less common occupation for the Debus family was Skin Dealer (Mer). Engraver, Hotel Waiter and Refreshment Contractor Employing 9 Men were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Debus.

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Debus Historical Records

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Debus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Debus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Debus in 1955 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Debus

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