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Doc Family History

Doc 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, Dock, Doi, Dow, Dom, Dec, Koc, Do, Doo

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Where is the Doc family from?

You can see how Doc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doc family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Doc families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 10 Doc families living in California. This was about 43% of all the recorded Doc's in USA. California had the highest population of Doc families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doc surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doc ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Doc. 100% of Doc 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
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Doc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doc 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 102 immigration records available for the last name Doc. 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 337 military records available for the last name Doc. For the veterans among your Doc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doc lifespan?

Average Doc life expectancy in 1972 was 78 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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