Dunay Family History

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Dunay Name Meaning

Hungarian: habitational name for someone who lived in a settlement on the Danube river (Hungarian Duna). In some cases the name may simply be ornamental. Ukrainian: see Dunaj 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Dunaj 2. Possibly an Americanized spelling of the unexplained French surname Duné or Dunet, a habitational name from a place in Indre so named, from Gallic dunum ‘hill’, later ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’.

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


Similar surnames: Duray, Dunaj, Dubay, Dulay, Dunham, Duman, Turay, Duty, Denby, Denny

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Dunay Family Origin

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Dunay Family Occupations

What did your Dunay ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dunay. 25% of Dunay men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Dunay women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dunay were Clerk and Bookeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    20%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Bookeeper
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dunay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dunay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunay 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 477 immigration records available for the last name Dunay. 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 534 military records available for the last name Dunay. For the veterans among your Dunay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunay Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunay lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Dunay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dunay in 1947 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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