Dourning Family History

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Dourning 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: Dorning, Durning, Mourning, Horning, Dunning, Doering, Downing

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Dourning Family Origin

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Dourning Family Occupations

What did your Dourning ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, School Directress was the top reported job for people in the US named Dourning. 50% of Dourning women worked as a School Directress

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Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • School Directress
    50%
  • Secretary
    50%

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

Dourning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50 census records available for the last name Dourning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dourning 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Dourning. 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 Dourning. For the veterans among your Dourning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dourning Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dourning 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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