Dousett Family History

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Dousett 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: Dorsett, Dossett, Dowsett, Doucett, Hogsett, Doggett, Doucet, Douse

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Dousett Family Origin

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Dousett Family Occupations

What did your Dousett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer (heavy Work) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dousett. 17% of Dousett men worked as a Builders Labourer (heavy Work) and 60% of Dousett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dousett were Shop Assistant and Unpd D D

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer (heavy Work)
    17%
  • Heavy Lorry Driver
    17%
  • Railway Signalman Retir
    17%
  • Shop Assistant
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Teacherretired
    20%
  • Unpd D D
    20%

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

Dousett Historical Records

What Dousett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 619 census records available for the last name Dousett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dousett 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 142 immigration records available for the last name Dousett. 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 57 military records available for the last name Dousett. For the veterans among your Dousett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dousett Life Expectancy

What is the average Dousett lifespan?

Between 1986 and 2002, in the United States, Dousett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dousett in 1986 was 84, and 93 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dousett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dousett 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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