Dockum Family History

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Dockum Name Meaning

Dutch habitational name from a place called Doccum in West Friesland. Alternatively, perhaps a variant of English Dockham.

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


Similar surnames: Dockham, Mock, Dockery, Dockins, Dock, Beckum, Decker, Lock, Forkum

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Dockum Family Origin

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Dockum Family Occupations

What did your Dockum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dockum. A less common occupation for the Dockum family was Works In Iron Mine. The most common Dockum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Dockum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Works In Iron Mine

    9%

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Dockum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dockum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dockum 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dockum. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dockum. For the veterans among your Dockum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dockum Life Expectancy

What is the average Dockum lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Dockum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dockum in 1954 was 54, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dockum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dockum 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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