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Doak Family History

Doak Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Doig. Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dabhóc ‘son of Dabhóc’, a pet form of David.

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

Similar surnames: Dolak, Dolan, Look, Dwan, Doan, Diak, Boal, Mak, Dodd, Kolak

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Where is the Doak family from?

You can see how Doak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doak family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Doak families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 13 Doak families living in Lancashire. This was about 30% of all the recorded Doak's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Doak families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doak ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Doak. 100% of Doak men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 92% of Doak 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Doak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doak 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Doak. 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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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Doak. For the veterans among your Doak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doak lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Doak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Doak in 1941 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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