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Doynet Family History

Doynet 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: Doyne, Donat, Coyne, Dolney, Bonnet, Downey, Dorney, Downer, Doyle

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Where is the Doynet family from?

You can see how Doynet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doynet family name was found in Scotland in 1861. In 1861 there was 1 Doynet family living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Doynet's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Doynet families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doynet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doynet ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 7 census records available for the last name Doynet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doynet 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Doynet. 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 Doynet. For the veterans among your Doynet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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