Duckworth Family History

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Duckworth Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Duckworth Fold, in the borough of Bury, Lancashire, which is named from Old English fuce ‘duck’ + wor{dh} ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Ducksworth, Hackworth, Dilworth, Dodsworth, Unsworth, Cudworth

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Duckworth Family Origin

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Duckworth Family Occupations

What did your Duckworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duckworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Duckworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Duckworth family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duckworth.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Duckworth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duckworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Duckworth lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Duckworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Duckworth in 1945 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duckworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duckworth 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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