Douras Family History

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Douras 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: Bouras, Doukas, Douglas, Duris, Buras, Dura, Ours, Porras, Kuras

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Douras Family Origin

Where is the Douras family from?

Douras Family Occupations

What did your Douras ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Douras. 10% of Douras men worked as a Baker and 32% of Douras women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Douras were Fitter Ambulune St and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker
  • Brass Colisher
  • Corporation Storekeeper
  • Fitter Ambulune St

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clerk (football Pools) Seeking Wo
  • Cotton Machinist
  • Laundress

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

Douras Historical Records

What Douras family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 464 census records available for the last name Douras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douras 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Douras. 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 50 military records available for the last name Douras. For the veterans among your Douras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douras Life Expectancy

What is the average Douras lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2001, in the United States, Douras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Douras in 1979 was 30, and 84 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Douras

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Douras 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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