Dousland Family History

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Dousland 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: Osland, Outland, Housand, Coupland, Bourland, Rouland, Hougland

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Dousland Family Origin

Where is the Dousland family from?

Dousland Family Occupations

What did your Dousland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, House Carpenter and Rural Post Messenger (C & M) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dousland. The most common Dousland occupation in the UK was House Carpenter. 50% of Dousland's were House Carpenters.

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  • House Carpenter

    50%
  • Rural Post Messenger (C & M)

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dousland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dousland Historical Records

What Dousland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 98 census records available for the last name Dousland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dousland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dousland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dousland. For the veterans among your Dousland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dousland Life Expectancy

What is the average Dousland lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dousland 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dousland

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