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Desilets Name Meaning

French: topographic name, with fused preposition and definite article des ‘from the’, for someone who lived by some group of small islands, from the plural of îlet ‘islet’.

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Delles, Delisle, Eilts, Despres, Dehler, Delise, Deselms

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Desilets Family Origin

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Desilets Family Occupations

What did your Desilets ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At School?, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desilets. A less common occupation for the Desilets family was Pilot. The most common Desilets occupation in the USA was At School?. 13% of Desilets's were At School?s.

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  • At School?

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Pilot

    13%

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Desilets Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Desilets Life Expectancy

What is the average Desilets lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Desilets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Desilets in 1950 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Desilets

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desilets 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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