Davids Family History

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Davids Name Meaning

Dutch, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David.

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


Similar surnames: Davies, David, Davidson, Davis, Danis, Davide, Davie, Davidsen

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Davids Family Origin

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Davids Family Occupations

What did your Davids ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Davids. 13% of Davids men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Davids women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Davids were Clerk and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Saleslady
    5%

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

Davids Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Davids. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davids 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Davids. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Davids. For the veterans among your Davids ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Davids Life Expectancy

What is the average Davids lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Davids life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Davids in 1954 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davids

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Davids 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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