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Denis Name Meaning

French, Spanish (Denís), and Portuguese: from the personal name Denis (Spanish Denís), variant of Dennis. Ukrainian: from the personal name Denys (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Denys, Dennis, Deniz, Danis, Deni, Benis, Deis, Donis, Denise, Enis

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Denis Family Origin

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Denis Family Occupations

What did your Denis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denis. A less common occupation for the Denis family was Charwoman. The most common Denis occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 15% of Denis's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    15%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Charwoman

    4%

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

Denis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Denis Life Expectancy

What is the average Denis lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Denis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Denis in 1952 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denis 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.

Famous Denis Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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