Dougher Family History

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Dougher Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhchair ‘descendant of Dubhchar’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + car ‘dear’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of South German Daucher, a topographic name for someone living near a marsh, Swabian dialect Dauch.

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

Similar surnames: Naugher, Roger, Bougher, Beougher, Deisher, Roeger, Huger, Dugger

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Dougher Family Origin

Where is the Dougher family from?

Dougher Family Occupations

What did your Dougher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dougher occupation in the UK was Labourer General. 50% of Dougher's were Labourer Generals. Labourer General and Liscensed Victur were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dougher.

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  • Labourer General

  • Liscensed Victur


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

Dougher Historical Records

What Dougher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dougher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dougher 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 470 immigration records available for the last name Dougher. 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 Dougher. For the veterans among your Dougher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dougher Life Expectancy

What is the average Dougher lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dougher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Dougher in 1955 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dougher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dougher 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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