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Doygett Family History

Doygett 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: Doggett, Dorsett, Dygert, Dossett, Dowsett, Boyett, Douget, Doucett

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Where is the Doygett family from?

You can see how Doygett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doygett family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 4 Doygett families living in Middlesex. This was 100% of all the recorded Doygett's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Doygett families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doygett 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 Doygett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 18 census records available for the last name Doygett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doygett 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Doygett. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Doygett. For the veterans among your Doygett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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