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Doker Family History

Doker 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: Roker, Dover, Koker, Domer, Boker, Dorer, Doner, Dokter, Dower, Doser

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Where is the Doker family from?

You can see how Doker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Doker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Doker families living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Doker's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Doker families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Doker. 43% of Doker men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%
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What Doker family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 405 census records available for the last name Doker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doker 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Doker. 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 55 military records available for the last name Doker. For the veterans among your Doker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doker lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Doker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Doker in 1961 was 51, and 91 in 2004.

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