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Daoust Name Meaning

French:: nickname with fused preposition d(e) ‘of’ from Old French aoust ‘August’ by extension also ‘harvest’ (from Latin (mensis) Augustus from the name of the first Roman emperor; see Augustus ) for someone who was born in the month of August or who owed a feudal obligation to help with the harvest in that month or for a seasonal worker who hired himself out for the harvest. possibly also a patronymic with fused preposition d(e) ‘of’ from the personal name Aoust a regional form of Auguste . Compare Dault Doe and Dow .

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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Where is the Daoust family from?

You can see how Daoust families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daoust family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Daoust families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Daoust family living in Devon. This was about 33% of all the recorded Daoust's in United Kingdom. Devon and 2 other counties had the highest population of Daoust families in 1891.
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What did your Daoust ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Daoust. 20% of Daoust men worked as a Carpenter and 18% of Daoust women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daoust were Clerk and Office Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Carpenter
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Office Clerk
    8%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 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 Cards

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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What is the average Daoust lifespan?

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.

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