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Deep Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu name meaning ‘lamp’, from Sanskrit dipa. It occurs commonly as the final element of compound personal names, e.g. in Kuldeep ‘light of the family’. Subsequently, it appears to have evolved into a surname. English: presumably from the adjective deep, either a topographic name for someone who lived in a deep valley, or perhaps a nickname for a ‘deep’, thoughtful person.

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


Similar surnames: Delp, Dee, Keep, Deeg, Dees, Deer, Dean, Deger, Reep, Dein

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Deep Family Origin

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Deep Family Occupations

What did your Deep ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deep. 35% of Deep men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Deep women worked as a Winder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deep were Operator and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Operator
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Winder
    29%
  • Typist
    15%
  • Inspector
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%

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

Deep Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Deep. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deep 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 378 immigration records available for the last name Deep. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Deep. For the veterans among your Deep ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deep Life Expectancy

What is the average Deep lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Deep life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Deep in 1944 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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