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Duga Name Meaning

Southern French: southern variant of Duguet, an occupational name for a watchman, literally ‘(the man) of the watch (guet)’.

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

Similar surnames: Dugar, Dugal, Duba, Dugo, Dugay, Duca, Dura, Dugas, Duke, Auge

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Where is the Duga family from?

You can see how Duga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duga family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duga families were found in USA in 1920. In 1871 there were 2 Duga families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Duga's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Duga families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Duga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Duga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Duga. 30% of Duga men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Duga women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duga were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Packer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Duga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duga 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 530 immigration records available for the last name Duga. 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 280 military records available for the last name Duga. For the veterans among your Duga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duga lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Duga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Duga in 1950 was 36, and 85 in 2004.

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