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Dokerty Family History

Dokerty 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: Doherty, Dockery, Gogerty, Dobert, Docherty, Fogerty, Dery, Robert

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Where is the Dokerty family from?

You can see how Dokerty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dokerty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Dokerty families were found in USA in 1920, and Scotland in 1861. In 1891 there were 3 Dokerty families living in Durham. This was 100% of all the recorded Dokerty's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Dokerty families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dokerty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dokerty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Water Pipe Ext was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dokerty. 100% of Dokerty men worked as a Water Pipe Ext. .

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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

  • Water Pipe Ext
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Census Records

There are 421 census records available for the last name Dokerty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dokerty 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Dokerty. 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 22 military records available for the last name Dokerty. For the veterans among your Dokerty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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