Dux Name Meaning

topographic name denoting someone from Dux in Bohemia. Latinized form of German Herzog ‘duke’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone in the employ of a duke or a nickname for the illegitimate son of a duke. (Düx): from a reduced form of the medieval personal name Benedictus (see Benedict).

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


Similar surnames: Due, Duke, Duca, Dax, Hux, Duch, Day, Lux, Du, Dub

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Dux Family Origin

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Dux Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Tailor

    15%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dux family was Butcher. Farmer, Tailor and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dux. The most common Dux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Dux's were Farmers.

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Dux Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Dux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dux in 1963 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dux

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