Desy Family History

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Desy Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; probably French.

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

Similar surnames: Dery, Deso, Detty, Dey, Derse, Bess, Desko, Deeb, Denz, Fey

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Desy Family Origin

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Desy Family Occupations

What did your Desy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Desy occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 37% of Desy's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Desy family was Etudiant. Cultivateur, Etud and Etudiante were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desy.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Etud

  • Etudiante

  • Etudiant


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Desy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Desy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Desy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Desy 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 391 immigration records available for the last name Desy. 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 271 military records available for the last name Desy. For the veterans among your Desy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Desy Life Expectancy

What is the average Desy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Desy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Desy in 1952 was 41, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desy 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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