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Doiver Family History

Doiver 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: Dover, Diver, Driver, Over, Oliver, Rover, Cover, Dormer, Dove

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Where is the Doiver family from?

You can see how Doiver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doiver family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Doiver families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Doiver families living in Lancashire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Doiver's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Doiver families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doiver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 68 census records available for the last name Doiver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doiver 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Doiver. 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 4 military records available for the last name Doiver. For the veterans among your Doiver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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