Dunlop Family History

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Dunlop Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name a place near Kilmarnock named Dunlop, from Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + possibly lápach ‘muddy’. The traditional pronunciation places the stress on the second syllable, although nowadays it is usually placed on the first. Irish: variant of Dunleavy. Irish: Scottish surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Lapáin ‘descendant of Lapán’, a byname or from lápán ‘mire’, ‘dirt’ (used figuratively of a poor man) or ‘little paw’.

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

Similar surnames: Dunlap, Dundon, Dunmore, Dunton, Donlon, Dunkley, Dutton, Hanlon

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Dunlop Family Origin

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Dunlop Family Occupations

What did your Dunlop ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dunlop. 13% of Dunlop men worked as a Builders Labourer and 73% of Dunlop women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dunlop were Carpenter and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Medical Practitioner
  • General Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Dunlop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 139,000 census records available for the last name Dunlop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunlop 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 46,000 immigration records available for the last name Dunlop. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Dunlop. For the veterans among your Dunlop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunlop Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Dunlop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dunlop in 1942 was 27, and 82 in 2004.

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