Degn Family History

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Degn Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: occupational name from degn ‘deacon’, from Latin diaconus ‘servant’. German: variant of Degen.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Degan, Degen, Dein, Dehn, Degon, Dehm, Dern, Deen, Devon

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Degn Family Origin

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Degn Family Occupations

What did your Degn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Degn occupation in the USA was Watchman. 100% of Degn's were Watchmans.

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  • Watchman

    100%

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

Degn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Degn Life Expectancy

What is the average Degn lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Degn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Degn in 1954 was 57, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degn 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 Degn Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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