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Dundore Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of Scottish Dundower which is most probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Dunmore, Dunsmore, Dunmire, Dundon, Dunner, Dundas, Dugdale, Mundo

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Where is the Dundore family from?

You can see how Dundore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dundore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dundore families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Dundore families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Dundore's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Dundore families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dundore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dundore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dundore. 18% of Dundore men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Dundore women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dundore were Minister and Nurse. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Knitter
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Minister
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Nurse
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dundore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dundore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 193 immigration records available for the last name Dundore. 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 Cards

There are 488 military records available for the last name Dundore. For the veterans among your Dundore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dundore lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dundore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Dundore in 1953 was 22, and 75 in 2004.

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