Dokken Family History

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Dokken Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms, especially in southeastern Norway, so named from Old Norse d{o,}kk ‘hollow’, ‘depression’.

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


Similar surnames: Lokken, Morken, Loken, Dolen, Doten, Downen, Doren, Rowden, Dowden

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Dokken Family Origin

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Dokken Family Occupations

What did your Dokken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dokken. 23% of Dokken men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Dokken women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dokken were Salesman and Teaching

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Teaching
    5%

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

Dokken Historical Records

What Dokken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dokken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dokken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dokken

Passenger List

There are 419 immigration records available for the last name Dokken. 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 502 military records available for the last name Dokken. For the veterans among your Dokken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dokken Life Expectancy

What is the average Dokken lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Dokken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dokken in 1950 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dokken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dokken 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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