Dundas Family History

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Dundas Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish (Counties Leitrim and Fermanagh): habitational name from Dundas, a place near Edinburgh, Scotland, which is named from Gaelic dùn ‘hill’ (compare Down 1) + deas ‘south’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunbar, Dundon, Dunham, Duncan, Dunay, Dundee, Lunday, Duenas, Ducas

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Dundas Family Origin

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Dundas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Going To School

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Dress Maker

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dundas. A less common occupation for the Dundas family was Dress Maker. The most common Dundas occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Dundas's were Farmers.

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Dundas Historical Records

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Dundas Life Expectancy

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