Doten Family History

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Doten Name Meaning

said to be a variant of Doty. Perhaps an altered spelling of English Dotten, a habitational name from Dotton Farm in Colaton Raleigh, Devon, named in Old English as ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Dudda’, or from Dutton in Lancashire, ‘Dudda’s settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Dolen, Dole, Ooten, Holten, Doren, Roten, Dover, Dome, Osten, Dowden

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Doten Family Origin

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Doten Family Occupations

What did your Doten ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer (heavy Work) and Secretary Attached were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Doten. 50% of Doten men worked as a General Labourer (heavy Work) and 50% of Doten women worked as a Secretary Attached . Some less common occupations for Americans named Doten were Painter Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer (heavy Work)
    50%
  • Painter Retired
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Secretary Attached
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%

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

Doten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Doten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doten 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 415 immigration records available for the last name Doten. 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 993 military records available for the last name Doten. For the veterans among your Doten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doten Life Expectancy

What is the average Doten lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Doten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Doten in 1958 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doten 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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