Duckett Family History

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Duckett Name Meaning

nickname from a diminutive of Middle English douke, duk(ke) ‘duck’ (Old English duce). nickname from Middle English douke, duk(ke) ‘duck’ + heved ‘head’. nickname from Old French ducquet ‘owl’, a diminutive of duc ‘guide’, ‘leader’ (see Duke 1). from a Middle English diminutive of the Old English personal name or byname Ducca. from a Middle English pet form of the personal name Duke.

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

Similar surnames: Puckett, Hackett, Duke, Pickett, Beckett, Burkett, Luckett, Dunnett

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Duckett Family Origin

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Duckett Family Occupations

What did your Duckett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Duckett occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Duckett's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duckett. A less common occupation for the Duckett family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Duckett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Duckett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duckett 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Duckett. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Duckett. For the veterans among your Duckett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duckett Life Expectancy

What is the average Duckett lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Duckett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Duckett in 1943 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duckett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duckett 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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