Dugay Name Meaning

French: patronymic, meaning ‘son of the cheerful one’, from the nickname Gay ‘cheerful’. Filipino: probably a variant of Spanish Ducay, unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Dunay, Ducat, Duty, Dugar, Dugal, Dupay, Dulay, Duga, Guay, Duval

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Dugay Family Origin

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Dugay Family Occupations

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  • School

    37%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Fisher

    7%
  • Cultivateur

    4%

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In 1881, the most common Dugay occupation in Canada was School. 37% of Dugay's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Dugay family was Cultivateur. School, Farmer and Fisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dugay.

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Dugay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Dugay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dugay in 1963 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dugay

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