Doust Family History

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Doust 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: Poust, Foust, House, Rout, Brust, Post, Oest, Most, Court, Borst

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Doust Family Origin

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Doust Family Occupations

What did your Doust ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Doust family was Ag Labouer. Agricultural Labourer, Gen Lab and A Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doust. The most common Doust occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Doust's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Gen Lab

  • A Gardener

  • Ag Labouer


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

Doust Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Doust. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doust 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 Doust

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Doust. 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 762 military records available for the last name Doust. For the veterans among your Doust ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doust Life Expectancy

What is the average Doust lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Doust life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Doust in 1963 was 74, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doust

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doust 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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