Dourkas Family History

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Dourkas 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: Doukas, Douglas, Bouras, Loukas, Durkan, Dorcas, Dukas, Dorman, Duris

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Dourkas Family Origin

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Dourkas Family Occupations

What did your Dourkas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Furrier and Sorter were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dourkas.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Furrier

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sorter

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

Dourkas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4 census records available for the last name Dourkas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dourkas 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 Dourkas. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dourkas. For the veterans among your Dourkas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dourkas Life Expectancy

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