Douville Family History

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Douville Name Meaning

habitational name from either of two places named Douville, in Calvados and Eure. habitational name, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone from a place named Ouville, examples of which are found in Calvados, Manche, and Seine-Maritime, or from Houville, in Eure and Eure-et-Loire .

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


Similar surnames: Deville, Courville, Tourville, Darville, Monville, Colville, Carville

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Douville Family Origin

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Douville Family Occupations

What did your Douville ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer (heavy Workers) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Douville. 15% of Douville men worked as a Builders Labourer (heavy Workers) and 88% of Douville women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Douville were Labourer Plumbing heating Eng and Private Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer (heavy Workers)
    15%
  • Civil Servant Accountant Retired
    15%
  • Colliery Packer Underground
    15%
  • Labourer Plumbing heating Eng
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Private Nurse
    13%

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

Douville Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Douville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douville 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Douville. 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 765 military records available for the last name Douville. For the veterans among your Douville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douville Life Expectancy

What is the average Douville lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Douville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Douville in 1961 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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