Douris Family History

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Douris 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: Kouris, Boris, Morris, Norris, Duris, Ours, Louis, Bouras, Doris

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Douris Family Origin

Where is the Douris family from?

Douris Family Occupations

What did your Douris ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Douris occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Douris's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Douris family was Yarn Dresser. Coal Miner and Commercial Traveller Sewing Machines were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Douris.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Commercial Traveller Sewing Machines

  • Yarn Dresser


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

Douris Historical Records

What Douris family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Douris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douris 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 Douris

Passenger List

There are 357 immigration records available for the last name Douris. 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 233 military records available for the last name Douris. For the veterans among your Douris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douris Life Expectancy

What is the average Douris lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Douris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Douris in 1963 was 87, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Douris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Douris 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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