Demarais Family History

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Demarais Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from any of several minor places in northern France named Marais, from Old French mareis ‘marsh’. In some cases, the name may simply have been topographical.

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


Similar surnames: Desmarais, Demark, Demars, Demary, Demar, Defrain, De Marinis, Demarr

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Demarais Family Origin

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Demarais Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Demarais family was Day Watchman. Farmer, Boot Bottomer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demarais. The most common Demarais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Demarais's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Boot Bottomer

    14%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%
  • Day Watchman

    5%

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Demarais Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Demarais Life Expectancy

What is the average Demarais lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Demarais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Demarais in 1944 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Demarais

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demarais 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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