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Doctor Name Meaning

Scottish: according to Black, an hereditary occupational name for a physician, from Latin doctor ‘teacher’, but possibly in some cases it may have the same origin as Daughters. Americanized form of German, Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian Doktor. Indian (Gujarat and Bombay): Parsi occupational name for a physician, from the English word doctor.

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


Similar surnames: Doktor, Docter, Hector, Dockter, Dokter, Kantor, Hoctor, Factor

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Doctor Family Origin

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Doctor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Longshoreman

    17%
  • Root Dockter

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Doctor family was Root Dockter. The most common Doctor occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Doctor's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Longshoreman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doctor.

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Doctor Life Expectancy

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