Deis Family History

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Deis Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Matthias or Matthäus (see Matthew). from an old Germanic personal name, a pet form of Dietrich.

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


Similar surnames: Dees, Meis, Neis, Reis, Heis, Deiss, Dein, Geis, Debs, Eis

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Deis Family Origin

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Deis Family Occupations

What did your Deis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deis family was Butcher. The most common Deis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Deis's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deis.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Butcher

    3%

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Deis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Deis Life Expectancy

What is the average Deis lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Deis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Deis in 1954 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deis 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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