Doty Family History

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Doty Name Meaning

English: probably an early variant of Doughty.

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

Similar surnames: Dowty, Douty, Dory, Duty, Goy, Doney, Doby, Doar, Dott, Yorty

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Doty Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Doty name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Doty Family Origin

Where is the Doty family from?

Doty Family Occupations

What did your Doty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doty occupation in the UK was Officer Of Marines. 100% of Doty's were Officer Of Mariness.

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  • Officer Of Marines


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

Doty Historical Records

What Doty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 101,000 census records available for the last name Doty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doty 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 Doty. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Doty. For the veterans among your Doty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doty Life Expectancy

What is the average Doty lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Doty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Doty in 1941 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doty 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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