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Doa Family History

Doa Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Don, Doe, Doi, Dow, Dua, Dona, Dora, Dom, Joa, Doak

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Where is the Doa family from?

You can see how Doa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doa family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Doa families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Doa family living in Devon. This was 100% of all the recorded Doa's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Doa families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doa ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Doa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 192 census records available for the last name Doa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doa 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Doa. 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 20 military records available for the last name Doa. For the veterans among your Doa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doa lifespan?

Average Doa life expectancy in 2000 was 71 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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