Double Family History

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Double Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French doubel ‘twin’ (literally ‘double’, from Late Latin duplus, classical Latin duplex, from du(o) ‘two’ + plek, a root meaning ‘fold’).

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

Similar surnames: Doble, Noble, Dole, Dube, Deeble, Boule, Houle, Soule, Womble, Duble

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Double Family Origin

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Double Family Occupations

What did your Double ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Double. 2% of Double men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Double women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Double were Postman and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Postman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

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

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

Double Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Double. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Double 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Double. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Double. For the veterans among your Double ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Double Life Expectancy

What is the average Double lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Double life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Double in 1952 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Double

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Double 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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