Dufault Family History

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Dufault Name Meaning

French: altered spelling of Dufau, a topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent beech tree or in a beech wood, from Occitan fau ‘beech’ (from Latin fagus), with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’.

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

Similar surnames: Dussault, Davault, Denault, Sault, Gault, Dault, Devault, Faust

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Dufault Family Origin

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Dufault Family Occupations

What did your Dufault ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dufault occupation in the USA was Boat Bottomer. 18% of Dufault's were Boat Bottomers. Boat Bottomer, Boot Bottomer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dufault. A less common occupation for the Dufault family was Dress Maker.

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  • Boat Bottomer

  • Boot Bottomer

  • Laborer

  • Dress Maker


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Dufault Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Dufault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dufault 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dufault. 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 Dufault. For the veterans among your Dufault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dufault Life Expectancy

What is the average Dufault lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dufault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dufault in 1955 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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