Doxey Family History

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Doxey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Doxey in Staffordshire, named in Domesday Book as Dochesig, ‘island, or piece of dry ground in a marsh, (eg) of a man called Docc’.

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

Similar surnames: Dovey, Dory, Boxley, Dover, Doten, Loxley, Poley, Drey, Downey

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Doxey Family Origin

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Doxey Family Occupations

What did your Doxey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Doxey. 2% of Doxey men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 60% of Doxey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doxey were Colliery Hewer (below) and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • Butcher (master)
  • Carpenter
  • Colliery Hewer (below)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • House Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

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

Doxey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Doxey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doxey 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 817 immigration records available for the last name Doxey. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Doxey. For the veterans among your Doxey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doxey Life Expectancy

What is the average Doxey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Doxey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Doxey in 1944 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doxey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doxey 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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