Dourney Family History

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Dourney 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: Journey, Torney, Courtney, Dorney, Bourne, Burney, Corney, Horney

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Dourney Family Origin

Where is the Dourney family from?

Dourney Family Occupations

What did your Dourney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dourney occupation in the UK was Serving Woman. 100% of Dourney's were Serving Womans.

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  • Serving Woman

    100%

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

Dourney Historical Records

What Dourney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 239 census records available for the last name Dourney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dourney 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Dourney. 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 25 military records available for the last name Dourney. For the veterans among your Dourney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dourney Life Expectancy

What is the average Dourney lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2001, in the United States, Dourney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dourney in 1973 was 68, and 66 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dourney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dourney 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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