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Doit Family History

Doit 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: Doi, Dott, Dost, Dort, Doig, Coit, Foit, Voit, Hoit, Dodt

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Where is the Doit family from?

You can see how Doit families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doit family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Doit families were found in USA in 1880. In 1841 there was 1 Doit family living in Moray. This was 100% of all the recorded Doit's in Scotland. Moray had the highest population of Doit families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doit surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doit ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 195 census records available for the last name Doit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doit 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Doit. 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 9 military records available for the last name Doit. For the veterans among your Doit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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