Dumas Name Meaning

Southern French: topographic name, with fused preposition and definite article du, for someone who lived in an isolated dwelling in the country rather than in a village, from Occitan mas ‘farmstead’, from Late Latin mansum, mansus.

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


Similar surnames: Ducas, Duman, Dubas, Dugas, Dulac, Damas, Duray, Delmas, Duca, Dumais

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Dumas Family Origin

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Dumas Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dumas. The most common Dumas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Dumas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dumas family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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Dumas Historical Records

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Dumas Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Dumas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dumas in 1944 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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