Dutch Family History

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Dutch Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Deutsch. English: ethnic name for a Dutchman, especially an immigrant Dutch weaver.

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

Similar surnames: Dusch, Deutch, Hutch, Petch, Ditch, Butch, Kutch, Ritch, Sutch, Dech

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Dutch Family Origin

Where is the Dutch family from?

Dutch Family Occupations

What did your Dutch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dutch family was Labourer. The most common Dutch occupation in the UK was Cab Driver. 3% of Dutch's were Cab Drivers. Cab Driver, Carpenter and Hatter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dutch.

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  • Cab Driver

  • Carpenter

  • Hatter

  • Labourer


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

Dutch Historical Records

What Dutch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Dutch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dutch 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dutch. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Dutch. For the veterans among your Dutch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dutch Life Expectancy

What is the average Dutch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dutch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dutch in 1957 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dutch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dutch 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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