Doody Family History

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Doody Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Dowd.

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


Similar surnames: Dowdy, Coody, Dooly, Doud, Dodd, Doddy, Mowdy, Moody, Dovey, Dowdey

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Doody Family Origin

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Doody Family Occupations

What did your Doody ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Doody. 3% of Doody men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Doody women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doody were Aircraft Fitter and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Aircraft Fitter
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Household Duties
    2%

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

Doody Historical Records

What Doody family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Doody. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doody 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Doody. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Doody. For the veterans among your Doody ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doody Life Expectancy

What is the average Doody lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Doody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Doody in 1945 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doody

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doody 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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