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Ducat Name Meaning

Scottish (Angus): probably a variant of Duguid . English: post-medieval form of Duckett . English: possibly a nickname from Middle English ducat (Old French ducat Italian ducato) the name of various gold or silver coins in different European countries (see Dukat ). However there is no evidence that this survived as a modern surname. French: patronymic with fused preposition and definite article du ‘of the’ from the nickname (Le) Cat from a dialect variant of chat ‘cat’ perhaps used to denote a sly wily individual. German and Jewish: variant of Dukat a cognate of 3 above. Americanized form of Polish Dukat a cognate of 3 above.

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


Similar surnames: Duck, Duca, Duce, Dust, Lucas, Duch, Dura, Dutt, Dugal, Ducas

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Where is the Ducat family from?

You can see how Ducat families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ducat family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ducat families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 32 Ducat families living in London. This was about 57% of all the recorded Ducat's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ducat families in 1891.
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What did your Ducat ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Joiner Cabinet maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ducat. 100% of Ducat men worked as a Joiner Cabinet maker and 72% of Ducat 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

  • Joiner Cabinet maker
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Private Means
    29%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ducat. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ducat. For the veterans among your Ducat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ducat lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ducat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ducat in 1949 was 47, and 52 in 2004.

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