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Dr Family History

Dr Name 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: Du, Dar, Do, Der, Dry, De, Dy, Ji, Lu, Yu

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Where is the Dr family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Dr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Domestic Servant was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dr. 100% of Dr women worked as a Domestic Servant. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dr 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dr. 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 671 military records available for the last name Dr. For the veterans among your Dr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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