Dourns Family History

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Dourns 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: Bourns, Bourne, Burns, Ours, Bouras, Kouris, Borns, Sours, Kouns

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Dourns Family Origin

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Dourns Family Occupations

What did your Dourns ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dourns occupation in the UK was Shop Provision Dealr. 100% of Dourns's were Shop Provision Dealrs.

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  • Shop Provision Dealr


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

Dourns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47 census records available for the last name Dourns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dourns 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Dourns. 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 3 military records available for the last name Dourns. For the veterans among your Dourns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dourns Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dourns 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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