Doak Family History

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Doak Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Doig. Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dabhóc ‘son of Dabhóc’, a pet form of David.

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


Similar surnames: Dolak, Dolan, Look, Dwan, Doan, Diak, Boal, Mak, Dodd, Kolak

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Doak Family Origin

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Doak Family Occupations

What did your Doak ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Doak. 25% of Doak men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Doak women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doak were Income and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Labourer
    14%
  • Blacksmith
    5%
  • Income
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Income
    12%
  • School Teacher
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%

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

Doak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Doak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doak 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Doak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Doak. For the veterans among your Doak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doak Life Expectancy

What is the average Doak lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Doak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Doak in 1941 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doak 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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