Duvall Family History

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Duvall Name Meaning

English: in most cases of French origin (see Duval 1), taken to England by a Huguenot refugee from Rouen. It may also be from a pet form of an Old English female personal name, Dufe, meaning ‘dove’. According to Black, this is also found as a Swedish variant of Scottish McDougall.

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

Similar surnames: Duval, Devall, Dugal, Hall, Udall, Dall, Dovell, Lyall, Durall, Duba

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Duvall Family Origin

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Duvall Family Occupations

What did your Duvall ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Duvall family was Dressmaker. The most common Duvall occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Duvall's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duvall.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • School

  • Dressmaker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Duvall ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Duvall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Duvall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duvall 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Duvall. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Duvall. For the veterans among your Duvall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duvall Life Expectancy

What is the average Duvall lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Duvall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Duvall in 1945 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duvall 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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