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Dumaine Name Meaning

French: regional name for someone from the province of Maine in northwestern France, or a topographic name from Old French demeure ‘dwelling’, ‘residence’, a derivative of the verb manoir (from Latin manere ‘stay’, ‘remain’), or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Demaine, Maine, Duman, Laine, Dubin, Dumas, Dulin, Delane, Delaine

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Where is the Dumaine family from?

You can see how Dumaine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dumaine family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dumaine families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Dumaine family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Dumaine's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Dumaine families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dumaine surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dumaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Weaver and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dumaine. 40% of Dumaine men worked as a Weaver and 25% of Dumaine women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dumaine were Merchant and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Weaver
    40%
  • Laborer
    40%
  • Merchant
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Battery Hand
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dumaine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dumaine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 857 immigration records available for the last name Dumaine. 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 Cards

There are 401 military records available for the last name Dumaine. For the veterans among your Dumaine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dumaine lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dumaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dumaine in 1963 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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