Dousay Family History

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Dousay 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: Dunay, Duray, Dorsey, Rousey, Boulay, Dugay, Dubay, Sousa, Doukas

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Dousay Family Origin

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Dousay Family Occupations

What did your Dousay ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Attendant and Attendant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dousay. 25% of Dousay men worked as an Attendant and 50% of Dousay women worked as an Attendant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dousay were Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Attendant
  • Farmer
  • Heaterhelper
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Attendant
  • Stenographer

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

Dousay Historical Records

What Dousay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 112 census records available for the last name Dousay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dousay 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Dousay. 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 85 military records available for the last name Dousay. For the veterans among your Dousay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dousay Life Expectancy

What is the average Dousay lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dousay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dousay in 1944 was 20, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dousay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dousay 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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