Desta Family History

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Desta Name Meaning

Ethiopian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Cesta, Data, Estay, Testo, Dentz, Keita, Nest, Cresta, Desko, Detty

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Desta Family Origin

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Desta Family Occupations

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Desta Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Desta Life Expectancy

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Between 1978 and 2001, in the United States, Desta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Desta in 1978 was 90, and 74 in 2001.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desta 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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