Dokes Family History

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Dokes Name Meaning

Variant of English Doke.

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


Similar surnames: Doke, Dikes, Dykes, Nokes, Rokes, Vokes, Bones, Doles, Dukes, Dowe

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Dokes Family Origin

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Dokes Family Occupations

What did your Dokes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dokes. 28% of Dokes men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Dokes women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dokes were Carpenter and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Porter
    7%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    18%
  • Laundress
    14%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Servant
    9%

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

Dokes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dokes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dokes 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 104 immigration records available for the last name Dokes. 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 255 military records available for the last name Dokes. For the veterans among your Dokes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dokes Life Expectancy

What is the average Dokes lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dokes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dokes in 1960 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dokes 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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