Daughters Family History

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Daughters Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old English dohtor ‘daughter’. The application is unclear; perhaps it was a surname acquired by the retainers of an heiress of an important family.

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


Similar surnames: Slaughter, Laughter, Daughtery, Daughtry, Haughton, Dauber, Doughton

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Daughters Family Origin

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Daughters Family Occupations

What did your Daughters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Attorney were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daughters. A less common occupation for the Daughters family was Book Keeper. The most common Daughters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Daughters's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeps House

    10%
  • Attorney

    5%
  • Book Keeper

    5%

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Daughters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Daughters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daughters 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Daughters. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Daughters. For the veterans among your Daughters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daughters Life Expectancy

What is the average Daughters lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Daughters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Daughters in 1959 was 56, and 53 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daughters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daughters 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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