Douds Family History

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Douds Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Dowd 1, with the addition of English patronymic -s.

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


Similar surnames: Dowds, Doud, Dodds, Dods, Dowdy, Doody, Cords, Downs, Dobbs, Doddy

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Douds Family Origin

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Douds Family Occupations

What did your Douds ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assist Ring Spinner Overlooker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Douds. 5% of Douds men worked as an Assist Ring Spinner Overlooker and 50% of Douds women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Douds were Coal Miner (below Ground) Ri Heavy Wo and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assist Ring Spinner Overlooker
    5%
  • Coal Contractor Below Retired
    5%
  • Coal Hewer(retired)
    5%
  • Coal Miner (below Ground) Ri Heavy Wo
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Aircraft Fabric Machine Rloughina
    4%
  • Childrens Nurse
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%

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

Douds Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Douds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douds 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 420 immigration records available for the last name Douds. 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 659 military records available for the last name Douds. For the veterans among your Douds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douds Life Expectancy

What is the average Douds lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Douds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Douds in 1962 was 84, and 88 in 2004.

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