Dufour Family History

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Dufour Name Meaning

French: occupational nickname for a baker, from du four ‘(the man) from the oven’.

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


Similar surnames: Duffer, Dufur, Ducker, Dumont, Dulong, Dufault, Dupper, Dupler

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Dufour Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dufour name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dufour. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    31%

  • France

    30%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Dufour Family Origin

Where is the Dufour family from?

Dufour Family Occupations

What did your Dufour ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dufour occupation in the UK was Agent Oils Grease & Colorers. 5% of Dufour's were Agent Oils Grease & Colorerss. Agent Oils Grease & Colorers, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dufour. A less common occupation for the Dufour family was Cartman General.

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  • Agent Oils Grease & Colorers

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cartman General

    5%

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

Dufour Historical Records

What Dufour family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Dufour. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dufourcensus 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Dufour. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Dufour. For the veterans among your Dufour ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dufour Life Expectancy

What is the average Dufour lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dufour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dufour in 1944 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dufour

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dufour 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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