Ducat Family History

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Ducat Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a moneylender or minter or a nickname for a rich man, from Old French ducat (Italian ducato), name of a gold coin. This was spelled duket in Middle English; Ducat is a ‘restored’ form. It has been confused with Duckett. Scottish: probably a variant of Duguid. French: patronymic from the nickname Cat, from a dialect variant of chat ‘cat’. Variant spelling of German and Jewish Dukat, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Duck, Duca, Duce, Dust, Lucas, Duch, Dura, Dutt, Dugal, Ducas

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Ducat Family Origin

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Ducat Family Occupations

What did your Ducat ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ducat. The most common Ducat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Ducat's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ducat family was Works In Cotton Mill.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    4%

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

Ducat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ducat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ducat 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ducat. 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 Ducat. For the veterans among your Ducat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ducat Life Expectancy

What is the average Ducat lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ducat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ducat in 1949 was 47, and 52 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ducat 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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