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Dewberry Family History

Dewberry Name Meaning

English: habitational name probably a variant of Dewsbury a habitational name from a place so named in Yorkshire with loss of the medial s no doubt reflecting loss of association with the original Yorkshire placename following migration.

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

Similar surnames: Newberry, Deberry, Berry, Dewbre, Mayberry, Rowberry, Dewey, Sadberry

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Where is the Dewberry family from?

You can see how Dewberry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dewberry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dewberry families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 69 Dewberry families living in London. This was about 24% of all the recorded Dewberry's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dewberry families in 1891.
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What did your Dewberry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dewberry. 36% of Dewberry men worked as a General Labourer and 98% of Dewberry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dewberry were Incapacitated and Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Painter decorator
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Dewberry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dewberry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 436 immigration records available for the last name Dewberry. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dewberry. For the veterans among your Dewberry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dewberry lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dewberry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dewberry in 1945 was 23, and 72 in 2004.

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