Doering Family History

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Doering Name Meaning

ethnic name for someone from Thuringia (German Thüringen). The region is named from its former occupation by the T(h)uringii, a Germanic tribe. from a personal name based on cognate of turren ‘to dare’.

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

Similar surnames: Deering, Koering, Boeding, Thering, Bering, Duehring, Dobrin, Seering

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Doering Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Doering name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Doering. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Doering Family Origin

Where is the Doering family from?

Doering Family Occupations

What did your Doering ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doering family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doering. The most common Doering occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Doering's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Butcher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Doering ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Doering Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Doering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doering 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Doering. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Doering. For the veterans among your Doering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doering Life Expectancy

What is the average Doering lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Doering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Doering in 1943 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doering 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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