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Duis Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name Theudo, meaning ‘people’, ‘tribe’. North German: topographic name from Westphalian dialect dus ‘pile’, ‘decay’.

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


Similar surnames: Duin, Buis, Dubs, Deis, Duus, Duris, Rais, Dues, Muns, Ris

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Duis Family Origin

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Duis Family Occupations

What did your Duis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Duis family was Store Keeper. The most common Duis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Duis's were Farmers. Farmer, Segar Maker and Silver Engraver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duis.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Segar Maker

    8%
  • Silver Engraver

    8%
  • Store Keeper

    8%

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Duis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duis Life Expectancy

What is the average Duis lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Duis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Duis in 1956 was 67, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duis 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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