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Dominey Name Meaning

Altered form of German Dominik or Dominick . Compare Dominy Dorminey and Dorminy . English: variant of Dominy .

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


Similar surnames: Domine, Dominic, Dolney, Dominy, Dorney, Romine, Winey, Draine, Viney

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Where is the Dominey family from?

You can see how Dominey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dominey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dominey families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 26 Dominey families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 60% of all the recorded Dominey's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Dominey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dominey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dominey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Dominey. 32% of Dominey men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Fisherman
    25%
  • Lumberman
    19%
  • Cooper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Dominey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dominey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dominey. 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 Cards

There are 818 military records available for the last name Dominey. For the veterans among your Dominey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dominey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dominey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Dominey in 1956 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

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