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Dubois Name Meaning

French and English (Norman and Huguenot): topographic name for someone who lived in a wood, from the fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ + French bois ‘wood’ (see Bois). In both England and America the name has been translated as Wood.

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

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Dubois Family Origin

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Dubois Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dubois. A less common occupation for the Dubois family was Carpenter. The most common Dubois occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Dubois's were Farmers.

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Dubois Life Expectancy

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Famous Dubois Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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