Dutch Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Deutsch. English: ethnic name for a Dutchman, especially an immigrant Dutch weaver.

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

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Dutch Family Origin

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Dutch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeps House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Dutch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Dutch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dutch family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dutch.

Source: Census data for Dutch | Data not to scale

Dutch Historical Records

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Dutch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Dutch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dutch in 1957 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dutch

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