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Doynan Family History

Doynan 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: Doonan, Donnan, Dornan, Dynan, Donat, Dorman, Dolman, Dinan, Doman

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Where is the Doynan family from?

You can see how Doynan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doynan family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Doynan families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Doynan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Doynan families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doynan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doynan ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 20 census records available for the last name Doynan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doynan 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Doynan. 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 8 military records available for the last name Doynan. For the veterans among your Doynan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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