Dumais Family History

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Dumais Name Meaning

French: in its earliest Canadian manifestations this name is found as Dumay, with spelling variants Dumé, Dumetz, etc., indicating that it is probably a variant of Dumas. However, there has been confusion with various other names, including Demers, Demerce, and Massé (see Masse).

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

Similar surnames: Dumars, Dumas, Duman, Demas, Dupuis, Dais, Maris, Ducas, Duris, Dunay

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Dumais Family Origin

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Dumais Family Occupations

What did your Dumais ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dumais occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Dumais's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dumais family was Boot Bottomer. Laborer, Carpenter and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dumais.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • At Home

  • Boot Bottomer


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

Dumais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Dumais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dumais 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 891 immigration records available for the last name Dumais. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dumais. For the veterans among your Dumais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dumais Life Expectancy

What is the average Dumais lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dumais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dumais in 1951 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dumais 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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