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Downhour Family History

Downhour Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Daunhauer.

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

9,375 Historical Documents with Downhour on Ancestry
1,728 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
285 Military Records
9 Immigration Records
1,212 Census and Voter Lists
6,141 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Downhour Families

  • Number of Downhour families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Downhour families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Downhour last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Downhour census records

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Downhour Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Downhour

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Downhour Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Downhour census records

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Downhour Civil War Service Records

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