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Doyhty Family History

Doyhty 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: Doughty, Doty, Douty, Dority, Dowty, Donat, Dolney, Downey, Dorney

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Where is the Doyhty family from?

You can see how Doyhty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doyhty family name was found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there were 3 Doyhty families living in East Lothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Doyhty's in Scotland. East Lothian had the highest population of Doyhty families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doyhty 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 Doyhty ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 4 census records available for the last name Doyhty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doyhty 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Doyhty. 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 Doyhty. For the veterans among your Doyhty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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