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Daughtry Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Dawtrey a habitational name with fused French preposition d(e) for someone from Hauterive in Orne France named from Old French haute rive ‘high bank’ (rendered into Latin Alta Ripa). The medieval Dawtrey family had lands in Yorkshire Lincolnshire and Sussex in the 12th century.

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

Similar surnames: Autry, Haughton, Doughton, Naughton, Laughton, Langtry, Dauber

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Where is the Daughtry family from?

You can see how Daughtry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daughtry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daughtry families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 69 Daughtry families living in Sussex. This was about 38% of all the recorded Daughtry's in United Kingdom. Sussex had the highest population of Daughtry families in 1891.
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What did your Daughtry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Lorry Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Daughtry. 50% of Daughtry men worked as a Lorry Driver and 88% of Daughtry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daughtry were Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Du. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Lorry Driver
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 691 immigration records available for the last name Daughtry. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Daughtry. For the veterans among your Daughtry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daughtry lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Daughtry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Daughtry in 1946 was 22, and 75 in 2004.

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