Douthit Family History

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Douthit Name Meaning

English: variant of Douthwaite, a habitational name from Dowthwaite in Cumbria or Dowthwaite Hall in North Yorkshire. The first is from the Old Norse personal name Dúfa + Old Norse þveit ‘clearing’; the second is from the Old Irish personal name Dubhan + Old Norse þveit. The elliptic form of the surname probably reflects the local pronunciation of the place names.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Duthie, Dott, Dutoit, Louth, Routh, Douthitt, Dauphin, Douthat

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Douthit Family Origin

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Douthit Family Occupations

What did your Douthit ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Douthit. 29% of Douthit men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Douthit women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Douthit were Truck Driver and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Laborer
    7%

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

Douthit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Douthit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douthit 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Douthit. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Douthit. For the veterans among your Douthit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douthit Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Douthit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Douthit in 1953 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

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