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Deeg Family History

Deeg Name Meaning

German: either from Middle Low German dēch ‘dough’ used as a nickname for a baker or from dege ‘efficient capable competent’. This surname was in the past also found in France (mainly Lorraine). Compare Dague .

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


Similar surnames: Deer, Deep, Dees, Dee, Deem, Bee, Deas, Deger, Deeb, Dean

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Where is the Deeg family from?

You can see how Deeg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deeg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Deeg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Deeg families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Deeg's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Deeg families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deeg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deeg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deeg. 27% of Deeg men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Deeg women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deeg were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
    27%
  • Accountant
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Housewife
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Deeg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deeg 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Deeg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Deeg. For the veterans among your Deeg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deeg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Deeg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Deeg in 1956 was 42, and 85 in 2004.

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