Date Family History

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Date Name Meaning

Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Brahman) name found among the Konkanasth Brahmans, from Sanskrit data ‘donor’. Japanese: habitational name from a place called Idate in Mutsu (now Aomori) prefecture. They were a great samurai family descended from the northern Fujiwara clan.

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

Similar surnames: Dave, Dale, Dada, Das, Dace, Dane, Plate, Tate, Pate, Mate

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Date Family Origin

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Date Family Occupations

What did your Date ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Insurance Agent and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Date. 12% of Date men worked as an Insurance Agent and 74% of Date women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Date were Carpenter and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Insurance Agent
  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties

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

Date Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Date. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Date 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Date. 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 149,000 military records available for the last name Date. For the veterans among your Date ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Date Life Expectancy

What is the average Date lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Date life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Date in 1955 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

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