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Doucette Name Meaning

Altered form of French Doucet reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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


Similar surnames: Doucett, Durette, Duett, Bodette, Dowsett, Godette, Doubet, Dossett

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Where is the Doucette family from?

You can see how Doucette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doucette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Doucette families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 7 Doucette families living in Merionethshire. This was about 88% of all the recorded Doucette's in United Kingdom. Merionethshire had the highest population of Doucette families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doucette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doucette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Doucette. 19% of Doucette men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Doucette women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doucette were Farmer and Waitress. .

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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
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    12%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Stitcher
    5%
  • Waitress
    5%
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Doucette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doucette 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Doucette. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Doucette. For the veterans among your Doucette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doucette lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Doucette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Doucette in 1944 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

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