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Doughton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Gloucestershire and Norfolk, named Doughton, from Old English duce ‘duck’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Boughton, Roughton, Oughton, Houghton, Deighton, Haughton, Stoughton

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Doughton Family Origin

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Doughton Family Occupations

What did your Doughton 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 Doughton. 67% of Doughton men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Doughton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doughton were Joiners Labourer and Old Age Pensioner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    67%
  • Joiners Labourer
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    4%

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

Doughton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Doughton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doughton 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 928 immigration records available for the last name Doughton. 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 840 military records available for the last name Doughton. For the veterans among your Doughton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doughton Life Expectancy

What is the average Doughton lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Doughton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Doughton in 1946 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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