Dubois Family History

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Dubois Name Meaning

French and English (Norman and Huguenot): topographic name for someone who lived in a wood, from the fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ + French bois ‘wood’ (see Bois). In both England and America the name has been translated as Wood.

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


Similar surnames: Dubie, Bois, Dutoit, Dubas, Dupuis, Duboff, Deblois, Dubin, Duris

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Dubois Family Origin

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Dubois Family Occupations

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  • Painter

    6%
  • School Master

    6%
  • Agent

    3%
  • Artist

    3%

In 1881, Painter, School Master and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dubois. The most common Dubois occupation in the UK was Painter. 6% of Dubois's were Painters. A less common occupation for the Dubois family was Artist.

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Dubois Historical Records

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Dubois Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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