Douglass Family History

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Douglass Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas.

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


Similar surnames: Douglas, Dougal, Dougan, Dunlay, Foulds, Doudna, Foulkes, Duguay

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Douglass Family Origin

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Douglass Family Occupations

What did your Douglass ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Douglass. A less common occupation for the Douglass family was Farmer. The most common Douglass occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Douglass's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

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

Douglass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Douglass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douglass census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Douglass

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Douglass. 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 Douglass. For the veterans among your Douglass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douglass Life Expectancy

What is the average Douglass lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Douglass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Douglass in 1941 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Douglass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Douglass 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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