Dousman Family History

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Dousman 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: Housman, Bousman, Osman, Kosman, Rosman, Mossman, Horsman, Outman

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Dousman Family Origin

Where is the Dousman family from?

Dousman Family Occupations

What did your Dousman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dousman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Clerk For R.R. and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dousman. The most common Dousman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Dousman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Clerk For R.R.

    14%
  • Coal Dealer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Dousman Historical Records

What Dousman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 564 census records available for the last name Dousman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dousman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dousman

Passenger List

There are 31 immigration records available for the last name Dousman. 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 38 military records available for the last name Dousman. For the veterans among your Dousman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dousman Life Expectancy

What is the average Dousman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dousman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dousman in 1963 was 74, and 37 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dousman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dousman 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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