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Doyson Family History

Doyson 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: Boyson, Dyson, Dobson, Dowson, Dolson, Doyon, Donson, Dotson, Dopson

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Where is the Doyson family from?

You can see how Doyson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doyson family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Doyson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Doyson family living in Warwickshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Doyson's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Doyson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doyson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doyson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Manager was the top reported job for people in the USA named Doyson. 100% of Doyson men worked as a Manager. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Manager
    100%
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Census Records

There are 80 census records available for the last name Doyson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doyson 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 34 immigration records available for the last name Doyson. 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 16 military records available for the last name Doyson. For the veterans among your Doyson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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