Director Family History

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Director Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Polish dyrektor ‘private teacher’.

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

Similar surnames: Spector, Doctor, Proctor, Rector, Reuter, Sartor, Dieker, Reiter

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Director Family Origin

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Director Family Occupations

What did your Director ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Director occupation in the USA was Farm Labor. 33% of Director's were Farm Labors. A less common occupation for the Director family was Rag Picker. Farm Labor and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Director.

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  • Farm Labor

  • Laborer

  • Rag Picker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Director ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Director Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 542 census records available for the last name Director. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Director 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Director. 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 460 military records available for the last name Director. For the veterans among your Director ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Director Life Expectancy

What is the average Director lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Director life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Director in 1959 was 61, and 100 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Director 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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