Demus Family History

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Demus Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Nikodemus (see Nicodemus).

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


Similar surnames: Debus, Demos, Remus, Dees, Deiss, Deus, Delfs, Remis, Debs, Demel

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Demus Family Origin

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Demus Family Occupations

What did your Demus ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butchers Asst Unemployed and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Demus. 17% of Demus men worked as a Butchers Asst Unemployed and 34% of Demus women worked as an Unpaid Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demus were Post Man and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butchers Asst Unemployed
    17%
  • Grocer prov Merchant
    17%
  • Labourer (heavy)
    17%
  • Post Man
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
    34%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Shorthand typist (insurance)
    17%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    17%

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

Demus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Demus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demus 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Demus. 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 525 military records available for the last name Demus. For the veterans among your Demus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Demus Life Expectancy

What is the average Demus lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Demus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Demus in 1951 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Demus

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