Demers Family History

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Demers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Deemer. French: habitational name apparently associated with a specific domain; the source is unclear, because of the wide range of local variants.

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

Similar surnames: Demars, Detmers, Devers, Demar, Demark, Deger, Deer, Demey, Demary

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Demers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Demers name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Demers. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Demers Family Origin

Where is the Demers family from?

Demers Family Occupations

What did your Demers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demers. The most common Demers occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Demers's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Demers family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Clerk In Store


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

Demers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Demers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demers 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Demers. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Demers. For the veterans among your Demers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Demers Life Expectancy

What is the average Demers lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Demers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Demers in 1943 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demers 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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