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Dufrane Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Dufrêne (see Dufrene ) or Dufresne .

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


Similar surnames: Dufrene, Dushane, Duryee, Deshane, Durand, Fraze, Dane, Duman, Duray

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Where is the Dufrane family from?

You can see how Dufrane families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dufrane family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Dufrane families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Dufrane families living in Channel Islands. This was 100% of all the recorded Dufrane's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands had the highest population of Dufrane families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dufrane surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dufrane ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dufrane. 16% of Dufrane men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Dufrane women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dufrane were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    58%
  • Housework
    43%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dufrane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dufrane 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 148 immigration records available for the last name Dufrane. 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 379 military records available for the last name Dufrane. For the veterans among your Dufrane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dufrane lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dufrane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Dufrane in 1964 was 82, and 56 in 2004.

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