Dukes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Duke 1 or 2.

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


Similar surnames: Jukes, Duke, Dokes, Tukes, Dikes, Dykes, Burkes, Eckes, Ducker, Duet

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Dukes Family Origin

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Dukes Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • General Laborer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dukes family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dukes. The most common Dukes occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 3% of Dukes's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Dukes | Data not to scale

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Dukes Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Dukes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dukes in 1943 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dukes

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