Desper Family History

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Desper Name Meaning

French: probably a nickname from Old French despers, despert ‘rough’, ‘cruel’, ‘wild’.

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


Similar surnames: Vesper, Deisher, Despard, Duesler, Dehler, Lepper, Peeper, Deiter

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Desper Family Origin

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Desper Family Occupations

What did your Desper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Desper occupation in the UK was Farm Laborer. 100% of Desper's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

    100%

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Desper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Desper Life Expectancy

What is the average Desper lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Desper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Desper in 1951 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desper 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 Desper Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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