Docter Family History

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Docter Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Doctor. Respelling of German Dockter or Doktor.

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


Similar surnames: Doctor, Dockter, Souter, Rotter, Dicker, Colter, Dover, Dokter

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Docter Family Origin

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Docter Family Occupations

What did your Docter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Docter. The most common Docter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Docter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Docter family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Docter Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Docter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Docter Life Expectancy

What is the average Docter lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Docter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Docter in 1956 was 59, and 89 in 2004.

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