Duin Family History

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Duin Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Duno. Dutch: shortened form of Van Duin, a variant of Van Duyne. Dutch and North German: Dutch spelling of a topographic name for someone who settled near or in dunes, from Middle Dutch dune, duun. The German word Düne came as a loan word from Dutch in the 17th century, which explains the Dutch spelling of the German name.

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

Similar surnames: Duis, Dein, Dulin, Kuhn, Hain, Quin, Dupin, Guin, Rubin, Dun

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Duin Family Origin

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Duin Family Occupations

What did your Duin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Duin. 15% of Duin men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Duin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duin were Clerk and Attorney

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Typist
  • Agent
  • Attorney

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

Duin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Duin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duin 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Duin. 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 374 military records available for the last name Duin. For the veterans among your Duin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duin Life Expectancy

What is the average Duin lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Duin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Duin in 1966 was 75, and 63 in 2004.

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