Doubleday Family History

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Doubleday Name Meaning

English: possibly from the nickname or byname Do(u)bel ‘the twin’ or the personal name Dobbel (a pet form of Robert) + Middle English day(e) ‘servant’ (see Day).

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

Similar surnames: Loveday, Double, Durley, Holladay, Dudley, Dunleavy, Dooley, Duley

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Doubleday Family Origin

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Doubleday Family Occupations

What did your Doubleday ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doubleday occupation in the UK was Farmer. 15% of Doubleday's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doubleday family was Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doubleday.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Labourer


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

Doubleday Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Doubleday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doubleday 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Doubleday. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Doubleday. For the veterans among your Doubleday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doubleday Life Expectancy

What is the average Doubleday lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Doubleday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Doubleday in 1952 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doubleday

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doubleday 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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