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

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  • Tailor

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Dockery occupation in the UK was Tailor. 9% of Dockery's were Tailors. Tailor, Agricultural Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dockery. A less common occupation for the Dockery family was Coal Miner.

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Dockery Historical Records

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Dockery Life Expectancy

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