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Douty Family History

Douty Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Doughty.

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


Similar surnames: Dowty, Doty, Duty, Luty, Dolby, Rout, Dobey, Fouty, Douds, Dooly

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Where is the Douty family from?

You can see how Douty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Douty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Douty families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Douty families living in Maine. This was about 22% of all the recorded Douty's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Douty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Douty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Douty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Douty. 29% of Douty men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Douty women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Douty were Teacher and Machine Operator.

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Teacher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Machine Operator
    25%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Douty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douty 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 458 immigration records available for the last name Douty. 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 894 military records available for the last name Douty. For the veterans among your Douty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Douty lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Douty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Douty in 1955 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

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