Doughman Family History

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Doughman Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of the English surname Dowman, ‘servant of Dow’ (see David) or an occupational name for a baker from Middle English dogh ‘dough’ (Old English dah) + man.

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


Similar surnames: Boughman, Couchman, Hodgman, Loughman, Houghton, Doughton, Hougham

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Doughman Family Origin

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Doughman Family Occupations

What did your Doughman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Doughman. 18% of Doughman men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Doughman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doughman were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Retired
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%

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

Doughman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Doughman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doughman 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 152 immigration records available for the last name Doughman. 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 705 military records available for the last name Doughman. For the veterans among your Doughman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doughman Life Expectancy

What is the average Doughman lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Doughman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Doughman in 1941 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doughman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doughman 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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