Dousa Family History

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Dousa 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: Sousa, Dorsa, Douse, Douma, Mousa, House, Rosa, Posa, Dust, Dura

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Dousa Family Origin

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Dousa Family Occupations

What did your Dousa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Painter and Factory Hand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dousa. 25% of Dousa men worked as a Painter and 25% of Dousa women worked as a Factory Hand. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dousa were Machinist and Spinner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Painter
  • Fireman
  • Gas Fitter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Factory Hand
  • Folder
  • New Worker
  • Spinner

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

Dousa Historical Records

What Dousa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 183 census records available for the last name Dousa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dousa 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Dousa. 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 154 military records available for the last name Dousa. For the veterans among your Dousa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dousa Life Expectancy

What is the average Dousa lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Dousa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dousa in 1969 was 91, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dousa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dousa 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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