Doig Family History

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Doig Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Doig ‘son of the servant of Dog’, a reduced form of the personal name Cadog (see Caddick).

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


Similar surnames: Dowie, Going, Long, Loi, Dort, Tong, Dole, Dodd, Dein, Dom

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Doig Family Origin

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Doig Family Occupations

What did your Doig ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doig occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Doig's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doig. A less common occupation for the Doig family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • School

    12%
  • Conductor

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Doig ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Doig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Doig Life Expectancy

What is the average Doig lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Doig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Doig in 1962 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doig 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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