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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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Clerk In Office

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%

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In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Degree family was Keeps House.

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Degree Historical Records

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Degree Life Expectancy

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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