Duwe Family History

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Duwe Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German duve ‘dove’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred or sold doves, or perhaps a nickname for a gentle person. Eastern German, Sorbian: variant of Dube.

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

Similar surnames: Dube, Due, Duke, Huwe, Auge, Rupe, Huse, Duhe, Ruge, Duce

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Duwe Family Origin

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Duwe Family Occupations

What did your Duwe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duwe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Duwe's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Duwe. A less common occupation for the Duwe family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Duwe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duwe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duwe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Duwe. 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 864 military records available for the last name Duwe. For the veterans among your Duwe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duwe Life Expectancy

What is the average Duwe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Duwe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Duwe in 1963 was 62, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duwe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duwe 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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