Dugdale Family History

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Dugdale Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place called Dugdale, probably the hamlet near Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, now known as Dagdale, from the Old English personal name or byname Ducca + Old English dæl or Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Dale, Gale, Udall, Dudley, Cundall, Dinsdale, Dowdall, Ragsdale

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Dugdale Family Origin

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Dugdale Family Occupations

What did your Dugdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dugdale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Dugdale's were Farmers. Farmer, Machinist and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dugdale. A less common occupation for the Dugdale family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Machinist

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Dugdale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Dugdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dugdale 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Dugdale. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dugdale. For the veterans among your Dugdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dugdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Dugdale lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dugdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dugdale in 1957 was 57, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dugdale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dugdale 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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