Doyen Name Meaning

French: from doyen ‘dean’, hence probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean, or an occupational name for someone in the service of a dean.

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


Similar surnames: Oien, Doyon, Oyen, Dolin, Soden, Loye, Dole, Nolen, Toye, Dome

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Doyen Family Origin

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Doyen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Boot Maker

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doyen family was Boot Maker. The most common Doyen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Doyen's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doyen.

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Doyen Historical Records

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Doyen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Doyen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Doyen in 1945 was 31, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doyen

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