Dees Family History

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Dees Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Deas. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Desiderius. German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäs, a variant of Matthäus (see Matthew), or in some instances an Americanized spelling of Diess (see Dies).

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

Similar surnames: Deis, Lees, Dies, Deese, Kees, Drees, Deer, Rees, Hees, Debs

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Dees Family Origin

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Dees Family Occupations

What did your Dees 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 Dees. 43% of Dees men worked as a Builders Labourer and 89% of Dees women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dees were General Labourer and Laundry Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Painter decorator
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Laundry Worker

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

Dees Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Dees. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dees 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 Dees. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Dees. For the veterans among your Dees ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dees Life Expectancy

What is the average Dees lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dees in 1945 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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