Doury Family History

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Doury Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Noury, Coury, Oury, Koury, Bury, Court, Drury, Dury, Jury, Ours

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Doury Family Origin

Where is the Doury family from?

Doury Family Occupations

What did your Doury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doury occupation in the UK was Maltster. 50% of Doury's were Maltsters. Maltster and Wig Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Doury.

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  • Maltster

  • Wig Maker


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

Doury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 533 census records available for the last name Doury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doury 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Doury. 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 31 military records available for the last name Doury. For the veterans among your Doury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doury Life Expectancy

What is the average Doury lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doury 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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