Douse Name Meaning

Dutch (Douwse(n)): patronymic from the Old Frisian personal name Douw(o). Americanized spelling of German Daus.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Couse, Rouse, Gouse, House, Fouse, Youse, Guse, Doupe, Houge, Bruse

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Douse Family Origin

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Douse Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Coachman

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Douse. The most common Douse occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Douse's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Douse family was Coachman.

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Douse Historical Records

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Douse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Douse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Douse in 1950 was 22, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Douse

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