Douress Family History

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Douress 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: Dress, Domres, Duross, Dowless, Dore, Forrest, Burgess, Furness

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Douress Family Origin

Where is the Douress family from?

Douress Family Occupations

What did your Douress ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Funeral Director and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Douress. 20% of Douress men worked as a Funeral Director

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Funeral Director
  • Postal Clerk
  • Sales Clerk
  • Snesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher

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

Douress Historical Records

What Douress family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 70 census records available for the last name Douress. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douress 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Douress. 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 41 military records available for the last name Douress. For the veterans among your Douress ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douress Life Expectancy

What is the average Douress lifespan?

Between 1979 and 1990, in the United States, Douress life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Douress in 1979 was 61, and 71 in 1990.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Douress

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Douress 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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