Doyen Name Meaning

French: from doyen ‘dean’, hence probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean, or an occupational name for someone in the service of a dean.

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


Similar surnames: Oien, Doyon, Oyen, Dolin, Soden, Loye, Dole, Nolen, Toye, Dome

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Doyen Family Origin

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Doyen Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    36%
  • Student

    27%
  • Culitvateur

    9%
  • Cultivateur'S Son

    9%

In 1881, the most common Doyen occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 36% of Doyen's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Doyen family was Cultivateur'S Son. Cultivateur, Student and Culitvateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doyen.

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Doyen Historical Records

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Doyen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Doyen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Doyen in 1945 was 31, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doyen

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