Dugas Family History

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Dugas Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of waste land, Old French gast. Compare Gast.

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


Similar surnames: Dumas, Dubas, Dulac, Ducas, Duval, Ducat, Duga, Duguay, Dugal, Dugar

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Dugas Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dugas name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dugas. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    36%

  • England & Wales

    27%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Dugas Family Origin

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Dugas Family Occupations

What did your Dugas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dugas. The most common Dugas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Dugas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dugas family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Dugas Historical Records

What Dugas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Dugas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dugas 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dugas. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Dugas. For the veterans among your Dugas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dugas Life Expectancy

What is the average Dugas lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dugas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dugas in 1940 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dugas 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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