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 Family Origin

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Dugas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

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Dugas Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dugas

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