Deo Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu name found in several communities, from Sanskrit deva ‘god’, ‘lord’. This was a title used by ruling families in northern India. There is a Jat tribe called Deo. In the northeast this name is found among Kayasths, pronounced deb. In Maharashtra Konkanasth Brahmans have a clan called Dev. Italian: from a short form of the personal names Amadeo, Laudadeo, or Sperindeo, of which only the first now remains in use as a given name.

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


Similar surnames: Rao, Dey, Leo, Deol, Meo, Feo, Reo, Dec, Das, Zeno

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Deo Family Origin

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Deo Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deo. 37% of Deo men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Deo women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deo were Salesman and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    30%
  • Housewife
    30%
  • Student Nurse
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%

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

Deo Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Deo Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Deo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Deo in 1961 was 56, and 66 in 2004.

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