Dockery Family History

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Dockery Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places called Dockray, of which there are four examples in Cumbria. A possible origin of the place name is Old Norse d{o,}kk ‘hollow’, ‘valley’ + vrá ‘isolated place’; the first element is, however, more likely to be Old English docce ‘dock’ (the plant). Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dochraidh ‘descendant of Dochradh’, a personal name that is a variant of Dochartach (see Doherty).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Dicker, Rocker, Cocker, Corkery, Locker, Wicker, Deckert, Ocker

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Dockery Family Origin

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Dockery Family Occupations

What did your Dockery ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dockery. 4% of Dockery men worked as a Gardener and 38% of Dockery women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dockery were Biscuit Factory Labourer St and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
  • General Labourer
  • Assistant Ship Steward Incapacitated
  • Biscuit Factory Labourer St

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

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

Dockery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Dockery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dockery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dockery. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Dockery. For the veterans among your Dockery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dockery Life Expectancy

What is the average Dockery lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dockery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dockery in 1948 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dockery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dockery ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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