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Demos Surname Meaning

Greek: variant of Dimos . This may also be a shortened (and altered) form of Greek patronymics such as Demopoulos or Dimopoulos . Compare Demo . Dutch (De Mos): variant with the definite article de of Mos possibly a topographic name from mos ‘marsh’. Americanized form of French Dumas . Compare Demoss .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Demko, Demo, Simos, Delon, Demus, Remes, Xenos, Delos, Demar, Dobos

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Where is the Demos family from?

You can see how Demos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demos family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Demos families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Demos family living in Glamorgan. This was 100% of all the recorded Demos's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Demos families in 1891.
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What did your Demos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demos. 16% of Demos men worked as a Proprietor and 28% of Demos women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demos were Laborer and Laundress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Cook
  • Waiter
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Laundress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Demos. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Demos. For the veterans among your Demos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demos lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Demos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Demos in 1944 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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