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Duey Family History

Duey Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Welsh Dewey. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Duet.

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


Similar surnames: Due, Duty, Duley, Duel, Duke, Druley, Dury, Duprey, Dew, Dovey

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Where is the Duey family from?

You can see how Duey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Duey families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 48% of all the recorded Duey's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Duey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Duey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Duey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Duey. 23% of Duey men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Duey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duey were Salesman and Housewife.

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farming
    13%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Duey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duey 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 306 immigration records available for the last name Duey. 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 808 military records available for the last name Duey. For the veterans among your Duey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Duey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Duey in 1955 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

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