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Demaris Name Meaning

Altered form of French Demarais Desmarets (see Demarest ) or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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


Similar surnames: Demarce, Demark, Demaree, Demar, Dumars, Demorest, Medaris, Maris

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Where is the Demaris family from?

You can see how Demaris families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demaris family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Demaris families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Demaris families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Demaris's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Demaris families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demaris surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demaris ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demaris. 24% of Demaris men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Demaris women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demaris were New Worker and Proprietor. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    24%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Proprietor
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Demaris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demaris 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Demaris. 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 575 military records available for the last name Demaris. For the veterans among your Demaris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demaris lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Demaris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Demaris in 1962 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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