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Dokendorf Family History

Dokendorf 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: Dockendorf, Orendorf, Devendorf, Diefendorf, Nondorf, Ohlendorf

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What did your Dokendorf ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 13 census records available for the last name Dokendorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dokendorf 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Dokendorf. 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 1 military records available for the last name Dokendorf. For the veterans among your Dokendorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dokendorf lifespan?

Average Dokendorf life expectancy in 1968 was 80 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

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