Dour Family History

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Dour Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Pour, Bour, Door, Dohr, Gour, Doud, Deur, Doub, Dorr, Doar

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Dour Family Origin

Where is the Dour family from?

Dour Family Occupations

What did your Dour ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brewer Servant Rope Splicer Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dour. 50% of Dour men worked as a Brewer Servant Rope Splicer Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brewer Servant Rope Splicer Retired
  • Timber Porter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Dour Historical Records

What Dour family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dour. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dour 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 587 immigration records available for the last name Dour. 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 643 military records available for the last name Dour. For the veterans among your Dour ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dour Life Expectancy

What is the average Dour lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dour in 1960 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dour

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dour 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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