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Dul Family History

Dul Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for an empty chatterer, from duldac ‘to make a loud tinkling noise’. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch dul, dol ‘foolish’, ‘feeble-minded’. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Dúl.

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


Similar surnames: Dun, Due, Duch, Duke, Aul, Dux, Dula, Maul, Gil, Dal

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Where is the Dul family from?

You can see how Dul families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dul family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dul families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Dul families living in Derbyshire. This was about 80% of all the recorded Dul's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire had the highest population of Dul families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dul surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dul ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dul. 25% of Dul men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Dul women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dul were New Worker and Stitcher. .

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Miner
    14%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Machine Operator
    20%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Stitcher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dul 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 998 immigration records available for the last name Dul. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dul. For the veterans among your Dul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dul lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dul in 1959 was 40, and 88 in 2004.

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