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Doi Surname Meaning

Japanese: usually written 土井 ‘earthen well’. It is found mainly in western Japan and the island of Shikoku. A name with the same pronunciation but written 土居 ‘earthen habitation’ is found in eastern Japan. Both have an alternate pronunciation Tsuchii. Vietnamese (Đới): variant of Đái (from the Chinese surname 戴 see Dai ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Oki, Nii, Dow, Don, Doe, Pai, Hoy, Bodi, Loi, Dom

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Where is the Doi family from?

You can see how Doi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Doi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 49 Doi families living in Hawaii. This was about 41% of all the recorded Doi's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Doi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Doi. 35% of Doi men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Doi women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doi were Farm Laborer and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Saleslady
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Doi. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Doi. For the veterans among your Doi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doi lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Doi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Doi in 1951 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

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