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Doyn Family History

Doyn 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: Don, Dorn, Down, Doyen, Doyne, Donn, Dohn, Doyon, Doan, John

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Where is the Doyn family from?

You can see how Doyn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doyn family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1911. The most Doyn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Doyn families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Doyn's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Doyn families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doyn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doyn ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Doyn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 102 census records available for the last name Doyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doyn 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Doyn. 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 14 military records available for the last name Doyn. For the veterans among your Doyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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