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Dougal Name Meaning

Irish (Antrim) and Scottish (Berwickshire): variant of Dougall (see McDougall ).

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

Similar surnames: Dougan, Mcdougal, Dougall, Duggan, Dugal, Fogal, Coufal, Doogan

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Where is the Dougal family from?

You can see how Dougal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dougal family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dougal families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 54 Dougal families living in London. This was about 35% of all the recorded Dougal's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dougal families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dougal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dougal ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dougal. 100% of Dougal men worked as a General Labourer and 82% of Dougal women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Dougal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dougal 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dougal. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dougal. For the veterans among your Dougal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dougal lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dougal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dougal in 1952 was 63, and 83 in 2004.

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