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Dokens Family History

Dokens 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: Dokes, Dockens, Dolen, Ovens, Domen, Rokes, Doles, Doten, Doren

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Where is the Dokens family from?

You can see how Dokens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dokens family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Dokens families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Dokens family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dokens's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Dokens families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dokens 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 Dokens ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 29 census records available for the last name Dokens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dokens 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Dokens. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dokens. For the veterans among your Dokens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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