Duguay Family History

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Duguay Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place named Dugay, for example in Charente, Dordogne, and Rhône. Spelling variant of Du Gué, a topographic name for someone who lived by a ford, gué.

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

Similar surnames: Duray, Dunay, Dupuy, Duman, Dubay, Dubray, Dugas, Dulay, Duby, Dulac

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Duguay Family Origin

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Duguay Family Occupations

What did your Duguay ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Duguay occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 14% of Duguay's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Pecheur and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duguay. A less common occupation for the Duguay family was Farmer.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Pecheur

  • School

  • Farmer


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

Duguay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duguay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duguay 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Duguay. 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 Duguay. For the veterans among your Duguay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duguay Life Expectancy

What is the average Duguay lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Duguay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Duguay in 1954 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duguay 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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