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Dean Genealogy & History

The surname Dean has several possible meanings. Dean family history shows it may be derived from the Old English "denu" and Middle English "dene", meaning a valley, indicating a person who lived in a low place. It may also have been used to refer to a church official or someone who worked for or looked like one, from the Middle English "deen" and Old French "d(e)ien", via the Latin "decanus", a leader of ten men. Dean genealogy includes legendary baseball player Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean; 2004 Presidential candidate Howard Dean; 1950s actor and youth icon James Dean; and country singer, actor, and sausage king Jimmy Dean.


Dean Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A B Dean-- --, 1896February ,1968TX
B Eileen Dean-- --, 1928March 11,2006OH
C Shirley Dean-- --, 1923May 17,2006MI
D Alan Dean-- --, 1925February 12,2010FL

Dean Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Douglas Dean-- --, 1916August 15,2001Newtown,PA
F Lamar Dean-- --, 1935August 25,1992Palmetto,FL
G Donald Dean-- --, 1924December 10,2002Bushnell,IL
H Jane Dean-- --, 1940May ,1990Lewistown,PA

Dean Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Amos DeanLodema MorrisMay 6,1939Wake, NC
Bailey DeanThelma FlowersSeptember 12,1933Wake, NC
Coyte DeanBetty HinsonSeptember 14,1946Wake, NC
Dewey DeanEva StevensJuly 29,1932Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Dean

220th: Austin221st: Keller
222nd: Day223rd: May
224th: Walters225th: Harvey
226th: Lawson227th: Fuller
228th: Fowler229th: Becker

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