Douskey Family History

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Douskey 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: Duskey, Ousley, Dorsey, Rousey, Housley, Poskey, Huskey, Dossey

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Douskey Family Origin

Where is the Douskey family from?

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Douskey Family Occupations

What did your Douskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Douskey. 43% of Douskey men worked as a Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Chef
  • Lineman
  • Machine Operator

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

Douskey Historical Records

What Douskey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 45 census records available for the last name Douskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douskey 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Douskey. 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 5 military records available for the last name Douskey. For the veterans among your Douskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Douskey lifespan?

Between 1975 and 1999, in the United States, Douskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Douskey in 1975 was 79, and 89 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Douskey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Douskey 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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