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Doucett Family History

Doucett Name Meaning

Variant of Doucette a surname of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Doucette, Doucet, Doubet, Dossett, Dowsett, Duett, Collett, Durette

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Where is the Doucett family from?

You can see how Doucett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doucett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Doucett families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 20 Doucett families living in Massachusetts. This was about 65% of all the recorded Doucett's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Doucett families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doucett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doucett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Doucett. 28% of Doucett men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Doucett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doucett were Salesman and Office Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Foreman
    14%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Office Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Doucett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doucett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Doucett. 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 794 military records available for the last name Doucett. For the veterans among your Doucett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doucett lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Doucett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Doucett in 1961 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

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