Deem Family History

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Deem Name Meaning

English: from Old English dema, doma ‘judge’, hence an occupational name, or a byname for an arbiter of disputes. Altered spelling of German Die(h)m.

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


Similar surnames: Dehm, Dees, Deer, Deeg, Deemer, Deam, Teem, Deel, Seem, See

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Deem Family Origin

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Deem Family Occupations

What did your Deem ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Deem. 5% of Deem men worked as a Builders Labourer and 50% of Deem women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deem were Agricultural Labourer Retired and Canvasser

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    5%
  • Clay Labourer
    5%
  • merchant
    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer Retired
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Household Duties
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Canvasser
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Deem Historical Records

What Deem family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Deem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deem 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Deem. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Deem. For the veterans among your Deem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deem Life Expectancy

What is the average Deem lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Deem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Deem in 1946 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deem 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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