Doud Family History

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Doud Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Dowd 1. Muslim: variant of Daoud.

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


Similar surnames: Douds, Dowd, Dodd, Doody, Dowds, Loudy, Doup, Daoud, Loud, Doudna

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Doud Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Doud name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Doud. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    47%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    11%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Doud Family Origin

Where is the Doud family from?

Doud Family Occupations

What did your Doud ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doud occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Doud's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doud. A less common occupation for the Doud family was Servant.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Going To School

    19%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Servant

    5%

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

Doud Historical Records

What Doud family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Doud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doud 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Doud. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Doud. For the veterans among your Doud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doud Life Expectancy

What is the average Doud lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Doud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Doud in 1950 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doud

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doud 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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