Dousey Family History

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Dousey 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: Dorsey, Rousey, Dossey, Yousey, Douse, Housey, Tousey, House, Dolney

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Dousey Family Origin

Where is the Dousey family from?

Dousey Family Occupations

What did your Dousey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Dousey. 50% of Dousey men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Contractor Mine Lumber
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Timber Cutter
    17%

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

Dousey Historical Records

What Dousey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 157 census records available for the last name Dousey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dousey 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Dousey. 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 15 military records available for the last name Dousey. For the veterans among your Dousey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dousey Life Expectancy

What is the average Dousey lifespan?

Average Dousey life expectancy in 1963 was 68 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dousey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dousey 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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