History of your Surname
Get access to Densmore family records.Start a free trial

Densmore Family History

Densmore Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Dunsmore .

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

Similar surnames: Dinsmore, Dunsmore, Delmore, Densford, Dearmore, Inscore, Dunsmoor

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Densmore family from?

You can see how Densmore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Densmore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Densmore families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Densmore families living in London. This was about 62% of all the recorded Densmore's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Densmore families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Densmore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Densmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Densmore. 100% of Densmore women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

View Census Data for Densmore | Data not to scale

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Densmore family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Densmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Densmore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Densmore

Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Densmore. 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.

View all Densmore immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Densmore. For the veterans among your Densmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Densmore military records

You've only scratched the surface of Densmore family history

Discover More

What is the average Densmore lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Densmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Densmore in 1942 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Densmore

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Densmore family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial