Doucet Family History

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Doucet Name Meaning

French: nickname for a gentle-natured person, from Old French dolz, dous ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’ (from Latin dulcis).

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


Similar surnames: Duce, Goulet, Douget, Ducat, Dolce, Duke, Couch, Court, Daoust

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Doucet Family Origin

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Doucet Family Occupations

What did your Doucet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doucet family was Clk. In Store. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doucet. The most common Doucet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Doucet's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    3%
  • Clk. In Store

    3%

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

Doucet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Doucet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doucet 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Doucet. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Doucet. For the veterans among your Doucet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doucet Life Expectancy

What is the average Doucet lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Doucet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Doucet in 1950 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doucet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doucet 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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