Douds Family History

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Douds Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Dowd 1, with the addition of English patronymic -s.

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

Similar surnames: Dowds, Doud, Dodds, Dods, Dowdy, Doody, Cords, Downs, Dobbs, Doddy

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Douds Family Origin

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Douds Family Occupations

What did your Douds ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Douds family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Douds. The most common Douds occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Douds's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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Douds Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Douds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douds 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 420 immigration records available for the last name Douds. 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 659 military records available for the last name Douds. For the veterans among your Douds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douds Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Douds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Douds in 1962 was 84, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Douds 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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