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Dokey Family History

Dokey 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: Dovey, Doxey, Dorey, Lokey, Dobey, Gokey, Doney, Dowey, Okey, Dokes

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Where is the Dokey family from?

You can see how Dokey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dokey family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Dokey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Dokey family living in Derbyshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dokey's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Dokey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dokey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dokey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dokey. 46% of Dokey men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    46%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Printer
    19%
  • Park Laborer
    19%
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What Dokey family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 918 census records available for the last name Dokey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dokey 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Dokey. 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 229 military records available for the last name Dokey. For the veterans among your Dokey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dokey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dokey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dokey in 1962 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

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