Dundas Family History

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Dundas Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish (Counties Leitrim and Fermanagh): habitational name from Dundas, a place near Edinburgh, Scotland, which is named from Gaelic dùn ‘hill’ (compare Down 1) + deas ‘south’.

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

Similar surnames: Dunbar, Dundon, Dunham, Duncan, Dunay, Dundee, Lunday, Duenas, Ducas

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Dundas Family Origin

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Dundas Family Occupations

What did your Dundas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dundas family was Blacksmith. The most common Dundas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Dundas's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dundas.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Dundas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Dundas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dundas 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Dundas. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Dundas. For the veterans among your Dundas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dundas Life Expectancy

What is the average Dundas lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Dundas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dundas in 1950 was 34, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dundas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dundas 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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