Dukes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Duke 1 or 2.

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

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Dukes Family Origin

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Dukes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dukes. A less common occupation for the Dukes family was Keeping House. The most common Dukes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Dukes's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Dukes | Data not to scale

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Dukes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Dukes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dukes in 1943 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dukes

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