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Duane Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin or Ó Damháin (see Doane ).

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

Similar surnames: Doane, Ruane, Dane, Deane, Doyne, Shane, Slane, Quade, Dade, Dunne

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Where is the Duane family from?

You can see how Duane families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duane family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duane families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 15 Duane families living in Lancashire. This was about 27% of all the recorded Duane's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Duane families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Duane surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Duane 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 Duane. 100% of Duane men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Duane 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
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Duane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duane 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Duane. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Duane. For the veterans among your Duane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duane lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Duane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Duane in 1945 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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