Dours Family History

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Dours 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: Ours, Sours, Douds, Dore, Court, Drury, Dury, Duris, Dura, Dobry

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Dours Family Origin

Where is the Dours family from?

Dours Family Occupations

What did your Dours ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Chauffeur and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dours. 7% of Dours men worked as a Chauffeur and 14% of Dours women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dours were Barge Master and Chamber Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Chauffeur
  • Painter
  • Barber
  • Barge Master

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Book Office Work
  • Bookkeeper
  • Chamber Maid

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

Dours Historical Records

What Dours family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 927 census records available for the last name Dours. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dours 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 100 immigration records available for the last name Dours. 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 137 military records available for the last name Dours. For the veterans among your Dours ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dours Life Expectancy

What is the average Dours lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dours life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dours in 1962 was 70, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dours

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dours 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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