Dourghety Family History

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Dourghety 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: Doughty, Dougherty, Daughety, Dougher, Bourget, Boughey, Douget

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Dourghety Family Origin

Where is the Dourghety family from?

Dourghety Family Occupations

What did your Dourghety ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dourghety. 50% of Dourghety men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Millman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework

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

Dourghety Historical Records

What Dourghety family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51 census records available for the last name Dourghety. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dourghety 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Dourghety. 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 2 military records available for the last name Dourghety. For the veterans among your Dourghety ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dourghety Life Expectancy

What is the average Dourghety lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dourghety 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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