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Di Family History

Di Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ji, Li, Yi, Qi, Du, Ki, Pi, Dai, Ni, Din

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Where is the Di family from?

You can see how Di families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Di family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Di families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Di families living in California. This was about 83% of all the recorded Di's in the USA. California had the highest population of Di families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Di surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Di ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Di. 67% of Di 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 Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Housemaid
    34%
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What Di family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 174,000 census records available for the last name Di. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Di 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 307,000 immigration records available for the last name Di. 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 69,000 military records available for the last name Di. For the veterans among your Di ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Di lifespan?

Between 1993 and 2003, in the United States, Di life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Di in 1993 was 81, and 93 in 2003.

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