Duffus Family History

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Duffus Name Meaning

English: from Middle English dufhus ‘dovecote’, applied as a topographic name or as a metonymic occupational name for a dove keeper. Scottish: habitational name from a place in Moray called Duffus.

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


Similar surnames: Huff, Buffum, Duffy, Duffer, Duffett, Julius, Bumpus, Duffin, Huffer

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Duffus Family Origin

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Duffus Family Occupations

What did your Duffus ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Duffus. 60% of Duffus men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Labourer
    20%
  • Engineer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%

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

Duffus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Duffus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duffus 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 Duffus. 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 Duffus. For the veterans among your Duffus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duffus Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Duffus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Duffus in 1959 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

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