Duhon Family History

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Duhon Name Meaning

French: Gascon variant of Dufond, a topographic name, from du fond ‘from the hollow or bottom’. Czech and Slovak (Duhon): from duha ‘rainbow’.

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


Similar surnames: Duron, Dumont, Duman, Dulin, Dubin, Auton, Duran, Thon, Devon, Hulon

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Duhon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Duhon name?

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

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  • France

    35%

  • England & Wales

    29%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    4%

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Duhon Family Origin

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Duhon Family Occupations

What did your Duhon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duhon. A less common occupation for the Duhon family was Keeping House. The most common Duhon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Duhon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%
  • Keeping House

    2%

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

Duhon Historical Records

What Duhon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Duhon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duhon 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Duhon. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Duhon. For the veterans among your Duhon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duhon Life Expectancy

What is the average Duhon lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Duhon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Duhon in 1943 was 22, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duhon 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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