Dukes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Duke 1 or 2.

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


Similar surnames: Jukes, Duke, Dokes, Tukes, Dikes, Dykes, Burkes, Eckes, Ducker, Duet

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Dukes Family Origin

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Dukes Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    33%
  • Farmer

    27%
  • Seamstress

    13%
  • Student

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dukes family was Student. Labourer, Farmer and Seamstress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dukes. The most common Dukes occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Dukes's were Labourers.

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Dukes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Dukes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dukes in 1943 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dukes

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