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Douglass Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas.

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


Similar surnames: Douglas, Dougal, Dougan, Dunlay, Foulds, Doudna, Foulkes, Duguay

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Douglass Family Origin

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Douglass Family Occupations

What did your Douglass ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • School

    7%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Douglass family was Labourer. The most common Douglass occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Douglass's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Douglass.

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Douglass Historical Records

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Douglass Life Expectancy

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Famous Douglass Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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