Duglas Family History

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Duglas Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Douglas, Dugas, Dallas, Dugal, Glas, Dumas, Dugan, Ducas, Dundas

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Duglas Family Origin

Where is the Duglas family from?

Duglas Family Occupations

What did your Duglas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Joiner and Wheelwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duglas. The most common Duglas occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Duglas's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Duglas family was Agricultural Labour.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Joiner

  • Wheelwright

  • Agricultural Labour


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

Duglas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Duglas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duglas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Duglas

Passenger List

There are 392 immigration records available for the last name Duglas. 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 746 military records available for the last name Duglas. For the veterans among your Duglas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duglas Life Expectancy

What is the average Duglas lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1996, in the United States, Duglas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Duglas in 1965 was 69, and 70 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duglas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duglas 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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