Dugay Family History

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Dugay Name Meaning

French: patronymic, meaning ‘son of the cheerful one’, from the nickname Gay ‘cheerful’. Filipino: probably a variant of Spanish Ducay, unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Dunay, Ducat, Duty, Dugar, Dugal, Dupay, Dulay, Duga, Guay, Duval

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Dugay Family Origin

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Dugay Family Occupations

What did your Dugay ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dipper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Dugay. 18% of Dugay men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Dugay women worked as a Dipper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dugay were Labourer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Cultivateur
    9%
  • Labourer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dipper
    15%
  • Dyer
    15%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Maid
    15%

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

Dugay Historical Records

What Dugay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dugay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dugay 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 563 immigration records available for the last name Dugay. 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 273 military records available for the last name Dugay. For the veterans among your Dugay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dugay Life Expectancy

What is the average Dugay lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dugay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dugay in 1963 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dugay

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