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Dux Name Meaning

German:: habitational name from Dux (Czech Duchcov) in Bohemia. Latinized form of Herzog ‘duke’ hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone in the employ of a duke or a nickname for an illegitimate son of a duke. (Düx): from a shortened form of the medieval personal name Benedictus (see Benedict ).

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


Similar surnames: Due, Duke, Duca, Dax, Hux, Duch, Day, Lux, Du, Dub

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Where is the Dux family from?

You can see how Dux families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dux family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dux families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 16 Dux families living in Lancashire. This was about 80% of all the recorded Dux's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Dux families in 1891.
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What did your Dux ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dux. 58% of Dux 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Private Means
    43%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dux. 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 866 military records available for the last name Dux. For the veterans among your Dux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dux lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dux in 1963 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

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