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Dugar Family History

Dugar Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Sikh name of unknown meaning. Indian (Rajasthan): Jain name of unknown meaning. Perhaps also an altered spelling of French Dugard.

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


Similar surnames: Dugal, Dugard, Dura, Dua, Dugger, Deger, Duggar, Duga, Dugay, Magar

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Where is the Dugar family from?

You can see how Dugar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dugar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dugar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Dugar families living in Louisiana. This was about 53% of all the recorded Dugar's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Dugar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dugar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dugar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dugar. 39% of Dugar men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Dugar women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dugar were Helper and Cook. .

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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

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Helper
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Servant
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dugar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dugar 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 298 immigration records available for the last name Dugar. 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 427 military records available for the last name Dugar. For the veterans among your Dugar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dugar lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dugar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dugar in 1959 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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