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Deen Family History

Deen Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Dean. Dutch: ethnic name for a Dane, Middle Dutch Deen.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Been, Dehn, Dee, Dees, Peek, Deren, Deer, Duin, Deem

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Where is the Deen family from?

You can see how Deen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 47 Deen families living in London. This was about 32% of all the recorded Deen's in the UK. London had the highest population of Deen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Deen. 28% of Deen men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 75% of Deen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deen were Pedlar Silk Merchant and Nursemaid.

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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

  • Carpenter joiner
    28%
  • Coal Hewer Below Grund
    19%
  • Pharmacist
    19%
  • Pedlar Silk Merchant
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    7%
  • Nursemaid
    5%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Deen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Deen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Deen. For the veterans among your Deen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Deen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Deen in 1944 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

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