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Demuth Family History

Demuth Name Meaning

German: nickname for a modest person from Middle High German diemuot demuot ‘humility modesty’ or from a female personal name of the same derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Muth, Homuth, Wermuth, Niemuth, Dersch, Pluth, Meth, Derleth, Guth

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Where is the Demuth family from?

You can see how Demuth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demuth family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Demuth families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 19 Demuth families living in London. This was about 40% of all the recorded Demuth's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Demuth families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demuth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demuth 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 Demuth. 100% of Demuth men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Demuth 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
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Private Means
    12%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    12%
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What Demuth family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Demuth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demuth 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 Demuth. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Demuth. For the veterans among your Demuth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demuth lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Demuth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Demuth in 1952 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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