Doig Family History

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Doig Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Doig ‘son of the servant of Dog’, a reduced form of the personal name Cadog (see Caddick).

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

Similar surnames: Dowie, Going, Long, Loi, Dort, Tong, Dole, Dodd, Dein, Dom

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Doig Family Origin

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Doig Family Occupations

What did your Doig ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Secretary Insurance Co and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Doig. 12% of Doig men worked as a Secretary Insurance Co and 91% of Doig women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doig were General Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Secretary Insurance Co
  • Painter
  • Aircraft Fitter
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated
  • Domestic Duties

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

Doig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Doig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doig 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Doig. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Doig. For the veterans among your Doig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doig Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Doig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Doig in 1962 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doig 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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