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Danis Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of the personal name Daniel . In North America the surname Danis may also be an altered form of the cognate Dany. Compare Danna Donna and Downey . Slovak and Czech (Daniš); Polish (also Daniś): from a derivative of the personal name Daniel or of any of the Slavic compound personal names formed with the element dan ‘given’ (see Dana ). In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the Polish cognate Danisz. Hungarian: patronymic from Dani a pet form of the personal name Dániel Hungarian form of Daniel . American shortened form of Lithuanian Danišauskas or Daniševičius derivatives of Polish Danisz or Daniś (see 2 above). English (Lincolnshire): from the Middle English personal name Danis either a pet form of Daniel or a variant of Dennis . Turkish (Danış): ornamental name or nickname from danış ‘consultation’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Manis, Danos, Danes, Daniel, Danish, Denis, Danks, Janis, Valis

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Where is the Danis family from?

You can see how Danis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Danis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 67 Danis families living in Glamorgan. This was about 16% of all the recorded Danis's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Danis families in 1891.
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What did your Danis 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 Danis. 100% of Danis men worked as a General Labourer and 94% of Danis women worked as an Unpaid 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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Danis. For the veterans among your Danis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danis lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Danis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Danis in 1940 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

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