Ducat Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a moneylender or minter or a nickname for a rich man, from Old French ducat (Italian ducato), name of a gold coin. This was spelled duket in Middle English; Ducat is a ‘restored’ form. It has been confused with Duckett. Scottish: probably a variant of Duguid. French: patronymic from the nickname Cat, from a dialect variant of chat ‘cat’. Variant spelling of German and Jewish Dukat, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Duck, Duca, Duce, Dust, Lucas, Duch, Dura, Dutt, Dugal, Ducas

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Ducat Family Origin

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Ducat Family Occupations

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  • Lighthouse Keeper

    10%
  • Agent Jute Menftr

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Baker

    5%

In 1881, the most common Ducat occupation in the UK was Lighthouse Keeper. 10% of Ducat's were Lighthouse Keepers. Lighthouse Keeper, Agent Jute Menftr and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ducat. A less common occupation for the Ducat family was Baker.

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Between 1949 and 2004, Ducat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ducat in 1949 was 47, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ducat

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