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Dupay Family History

Dupay Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Dupuy, or of Dupé, a regional variant occurring chiefly in Anjou and Vendée.

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


Similar surnames: Dunay, Dupee, Dupuy, Dubay, Depuy, Dugay, Dura, Dunlay, Duman, Duey

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Where is the Dupay family from?

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

What did your Dupay ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dupay. 50% of Dupay men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Dupay women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dupay were New Worker and Nurse. .

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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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Nurse
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dupay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dupay 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Dupay. 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 320 military records available for the last name Dupay. For the veterans among your Dupay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dupay lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dupay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dupay in 1962 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

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