Douse Family History

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Douse Name Meaning

Dutch (Douwse(n)): patronymic from the Old Frisian personal name Douw(o). Americanized spelling of German Daus.

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

Similar surnames: Couse, Rouse, Gouse, House, Fouse, Youse, Guse, Doupe, Houge, Bruse

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Douse Family Origin

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Douse Family Occupations

What did your Douse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Douse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Douse's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Douse. A less common occupation for the Douse family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber


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

Douse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Douse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douse 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Douse. 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 Douse. For the veterans among your Douse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Douse Life Expectancy

What is the average Douse lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Douse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Douse in 1950 was 22, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Douse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Douse 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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