Dous Family History

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Dous 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: Doss, Daus, Deus, Duus, Rous, Douse, Douds, Dols, Doud, Doub

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Dous Family Origin

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Dous Family Occupations

What did your Dous ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dous. 13% of Dous men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Dous women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dous were Electrician and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk (probeter)
    7%
  • Dre Setter
    7%
  • Electrician
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    23%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Clerk Sale
    12%
  • Cook
    12%

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

Dous Historical Records

What Dous family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 542 census records available for the last name Dous. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dous 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 157 immigration records available for the last name Dous. 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 Dous. For the veterans among your Dous ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dous Life Expectancy

What is the average Dous lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2003, in the United States, Dous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dous in 1973 was 66, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dous

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dous 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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