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Origins of the Douglas surname

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About the Douglases

We have a total number of 174237 records for people with the last name Douglas.

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Alternative variations of the name Douglas

Douglas, Duglas, Duglass, Douglass, Dougles

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Where do most Douglases live?

In 1921, most Douglases lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Douglases

How common is your surname?

291st most common surname in the UK

We have 128,000 records for the Douglas surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Douglases most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Douglas first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Douglases

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Douglases in 1921
Dressmaker

653

Domestic Servant

446

Housekeeper

377

Living On Own Means

322

F S

304

Common Male occupations for Douglases in 1921
Coal Miner

649

Farmer

458

Joiner

446

General Labourer

409

Tailor

382

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