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Dok Family History

Dok 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: Sok, Don, Mok, Doe, Dock, Doi, Dow, Bok, Dom, Doak

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Where is the Dok family from?

You can see how Dok families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dok family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Dok families were found in USA in 1880. In 1881 there were 7 Dok families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dok's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Dok families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dok surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dok ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dok. 72% of Dok men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Dok women worked as an Inspector. .

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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
    72%
  • New Worker
    29%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Inspector
    100%
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Census Records

There are 490 census records available for the last name Dok. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dok 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Dok. 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 336 military records available for the last name Dok. For the veterans among your Dok ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dok lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2002, in the United States, Dok life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Dok in 1973 was 80, and 76 in 2002.

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