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Duvall Family History

Duvall Name Meaning

Altered form of French Duval . It is also found in England where it is in part of Huguenot origin. Compare Devaul .

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

Similar surnames: Duval, Devall, Dugal, Hall, Udall, Dall, Dovell, Lyall, Durall, Duba

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Where is the Duvall family from?

You can see how Duvall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duvall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duvall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 108 Duvall families living in Maryland. This was about 36% of all the recorded Duvall's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Duvall families in 1840.
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What did your Duvall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Duvall. 23% of Duvall men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Duvall women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duvall were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Duvall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duvall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Duvall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Duvall. For the veterans among your Duvall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duvall lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Duvall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Duvall in 1945 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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