Deerwester Family History

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Deerwester Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Turwachter ‘door (or gate) watchman’. Compare Tarwater, Wachter.

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


Similar surnames: Dearwester, Brester, Priester, Ernster, Dresher, Dresser, Deeter

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Deerwester Family Origin

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Deerwester Family Occupations

What did your Deerwester ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Deerwester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Deerwester's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Brick Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deerwester. A less common occupation for the Deerwester family was Keep House.

View Census data for Deerwester | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    45%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Brick Moulder

    9%
  • Keep House

    9%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Deerwester Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Deerwester Life Expectancy

What is the average Deerwester lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Deerwester life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Deerwester in 1957 was 57, and 46 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deerwester

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deerwester 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.

Famous Deerwester Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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