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Duckett Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Duket. This may sometimes have been an early Middle English pet form of an Old English Ducc(a) but was more often a pet form of Marmaduke especially in Yorkshire (see Duke ). Marmaduke itself is from Irish Maol Maedóc ‘servant of Maedóc’ Maedóc being the name of prominent Irish saints of the 6th and 7th centuries.

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


Similar surnames: Puckett, Hackett, Duke, Pickett, Beckett, Burkett, Luckett, Dunnett

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Where is the Duckett family from?

You can see how Duckett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duckett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duckett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 31 Duckett families living in Quebec. This was about 42% of all the recorded Duckett's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Duckett families in 1911.
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What did your Duckett ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Duckett. 55% of Duckett men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Commis
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Duckett. 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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There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Duckett. For the veterans among your Duckett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duckett lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Duckett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Duckett in 1943 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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