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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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Where is the Demus family from?

You can see how Demus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Demus families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Demus families living in London. This was about 33% of all the recorded Demus's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Demus families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demus ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Demus. 100% of Demus women worked as an Unpaid Domestic. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
    100%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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