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Daoust Name Meaning

French: nickname, originally d’Avout, for someone who was born in the month of August (Old French auoust, from Latin (mensis) Augustus, from the name of the first Roman emperor), or who owed a feudal obligation to help with the harvest in that month.

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


Similar surnames: Faust, Dust, Dorst, Dault, Rouse, Gust, Kapusta, Baust, Douse, Brost

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Daoust Family Origin

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Daoust Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Daoust family was Journalier. Cultivateur, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daoust. The most common Daoust occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 19% of Daoust's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    19%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • School

    7%
  • Journalier

    4%

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Daoust Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Daoust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daoust census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Daoust. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Daoust. For the veterans among your Daoust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daoust Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Daoust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Daoust in 1940 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daoust

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daoust ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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