Dehnert Family History

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Dehnert Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Degenhar(d)t (see Degenhardt).

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

Similar surnames: Dehner, Sehnert, Ehnert, Oehlert, Gernert, Kuehnert, Deibert, Dehler

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Dehnert Family Origin

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Dehnert Family Occupations

What did your Dehnert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dehnert occupation in the USA was Cabinetmaker. 22% of Dehnert's were Cabinetmakers. A less common occupation for the Dehnert family was Carpenter. Cabinetmaker, Baker and Brickmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehnert.

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  • Cabinetmaker

  • Baker

  • Brickmaker

  • Carpenter


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Dehnert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dehnert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehnert 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Dehnert. 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 788 military records available for the last name Dehnert. For the veterans among your Dehnert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dehnert Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehnert lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dehnert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dehnert in 1956 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehnert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehnert 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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