Degree Family History

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Degree Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the French habitational name Degré, originally denoting someone from a place in Sarthe, said to be named from Latin gradus ‘step’.

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

Similar surnames: Debree, Lagree, Deger, Depree, Legree, Deneve, Delage, Deprey, Duree

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Degree Family Origin

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Degree Family Occupations

What did your Degree ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Degree family was Keeps House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clerk In Office were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degree. The most common Degree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Degree's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk In Office

  • Keeps House


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

Degree Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Degree. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degree 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Degree. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Degree. For the veterans among your Degree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degree Life Expectancy

What is the average Degree lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Degree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Degree in 1962 was 78, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degree

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degree 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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