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Doynes Family History

Doynes 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: Downes, Doyne, Dones, Joynes, Dynes, Goynes, Coyne, Dolney, Downey

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Where is the Doynes family from?

You can see how Doynes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doynes family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Doynes family living in Oklahoma. This was 100% of all the recorded Doynes's in USA. Oklahoma had the highest population of Doynes families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doynes 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 Doynes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 57 census records available for the last name Doynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doynes 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Doynes. 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 5 military records available for the last name Doynes. For the veterans among your Doynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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