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Douglass Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas.

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


Similar surnames: Douglas, Dougal, Dougan, Dunlay, Foulds, Doudna, Foulkes, Duguay

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Douglass Family Origin

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Douglass Family Occupations

What did your Douglass ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Douglass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Douglass's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Douglass. A less common occupation for the Douglass family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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Douglass Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Douglass ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Douglass Life Expectancy

What is the average Douglass lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Douglass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Douglass in 1941 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Douglass 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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