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Douville Family History

Douville Name Meaning

French:: habitational name from either of two places called Douville in Calvados and Eure. habitational name with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’ for someone from a place called Ouville examples of which are found in Calvados Manche and Seine-Maritime or perhaps from Houville in Eure and Eure-et-Loire.

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


Similar surnames: Deville, Courville, Tourville, Darville, Monville, Colville, Carville

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Where is the Douville family from?

You can see how Douville families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Douville family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Douville families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 18 Douville families living in Lancashire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Douville's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Douville families in 1891.
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What did your Douville ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Douville. 100% of Douville 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Douville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Douville 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Douville. 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 765 military records available for the last name Douville. For the veterans among your Douville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Douville lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Douville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Douville in 1961 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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