Daughters Family History

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Daughters Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old English dohtor ‘daughter’. The application is unclear; perhaps it was a surname acquired by the retainers of an heiress of an important family.

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

Similar surnames: Slaughter, Laughter, Daughtery, Daughtry, Haughton, Dauber, Doughton

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Daughters Family Origin

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Daughters Family Occupations

What did your Daughters ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultural genl Engineer Storekeeper yard Foreman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Daughters. 7% of Daughters men worked as an Agricultural genl Engineer Storekeeper yard Foreman and 50% of Daughters women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daughters were Clerk N H Insurance and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultural genl Engineer Storekeeper yard Foreman
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Bus Conductor
  • Clerk N H Insurance

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Unpaid
  • Household Duties (unpaid)

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

Daughters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Daughters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daughters 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Daughters. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Daughters. For the veterans among your Daughters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daughters Life Expectancy

What is the average Daughters lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Daughters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Daughters in 1959 was 56, and 53 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daughters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daughters 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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