Docter Family History

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Docter Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Doctor. Respelling of German Dockter or Doktor.

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


Similar surnames: Doctor, Dockter, Souter, Rotter, Dicker, Colter, Dover, Dokter

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Docter Family Origin

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Docter Family Occupations

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  • Auctioneer & Valuator

    33%
  • Fish Dealer

    33%
  • Porter

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Docter family was Porter. The most common Docter occupation in the UK was Auctioneer & Valuator. 33% of Docter's were Auctioneer & Valuators. Auctioneer & Valuator and Fish Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Docter.

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Docter Historical Records

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Docter Life Expectancy

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