Dugger Family History

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Dugger Name Meaning

It may be an altered spelling of French Dugard (see Dugar). Alternatively it could be a variant of German Duggert, from an old personal name from Old High German tugan ‘to be capable, competent, or useful’, ‘to be strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Duggar, Bugge, Auger, Burger, Duer, Dumler, Dugar, Bunger, Gudger

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Dugger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dugger name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Dugger Family Origin

Where is the Dugger family from?

Dugger Family Occupations

What did your Dugger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carter and Gardener (7/3) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dugger. The most common Dugger occupation in the UK was Carter. 33% of Dugger's were Carters. A less common occupation for the Dugger family was Gunr R A.

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  • Carter

  • Gardener (7/3)

  • Gunr R A


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

Dugger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Dugger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dugger 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 857 immigration records available for the last name Dugger. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Dugger. For the veterans among your Dugger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dugger Life Expectancy

What is the average Dugger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dugger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1947. The average life expectancy for Dugger in 1945 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dugger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dugger 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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