Dugnay Family History

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Dugnay 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: Dunay, Duguay, Dugay, Bugay, Gray, Gay, Murray, Gnagy, Nay, Quincy

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Dugnay Family Origin

Where is the Dugnay family from?

Dugnay Family Occupations

What did your Dugnay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dugnay occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Dugnay's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dugnay.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Dugnay Historical Records

What Dugnay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 296 census records available for the last name Dugnay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dugnay 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 Dugnay

Passenger List

There are 34 immigration records available for the last name Dugnay. 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 22 military records available for the last name Dugnay. For the veterans among your Dugnay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dugnay Life Expectancy

What is the average Dugnay lifespan?

Average Dugnay life expectancy in 1975 was 81 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dugnay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dugnay 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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