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Due Surname Meaning

North German (Düe): from the ancient Germanic personal name Dudo which is of uncertain derivation. In some cases it is said to be a pet form of the compound name Liudolf (composed of Old Saxon liud ‘people tribe’ + wolf ‘wolf’); in other cases it may be a derivative of ancient Germanic theud ‘people race’. Danish: from due ‘pigeon dove’ applied as a metonymic occupational name for a dove keeper or as a nickname. French: variant of Duhe and in North America an altered form of this. Compare Duet English: variant of Dew .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Duke, Dube, Dux, Duwe, Duer, Duce, Lue, Doe, Rue, Hue

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Where is the Due family from?

You can see how Due families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Due family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Due families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Due families living in Kent. This was about 18% of all the recorded Due's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Due families in 1891.
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What did your Due ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Porter Wharf Heavy W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Due. 100% of Due men worked as a Coal Porter Wharf Heavy W and 87% of Due 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

  • Coal Porter Wharf Heavy W

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Due. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Due 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 Due. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Due. For the veterans among your Due ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Due lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Due life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Due in 1948 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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