Denver Family History

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Denver Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Denver in Norfolk, named as ‘Danes’ crossing’, from Old English Dene ‘Dane’ (genitive Dena) + fær ‘ford’, ‘passage’, ‘crossing’.

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

Similar surnames: Denner, Denyer, Beaver, Lever, Denier, Denger, Enger, Driver, Deaner

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Denver Family Origin

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Denver Family Occupations

What did your Denver ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Shipwright and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Denver. 50% of Denver men worked as a Shipwright and 82% of Denver women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Denver were Bricklayer and Cloth Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Shipwright
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Childrens Nurse
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Cloth Weaver

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

Denver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Denver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denver 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 933 immigration records available for the last name Denver. 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 31,000 military records available for the last name Denver. For the veterans among your Denver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denver Life Expectancy

What is the average Denver lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Denver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Denver in 1959 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denver 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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