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Dockery Family History

Dockery Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places called Dockray, of which there are four examples in Cumbria. A possible origin of the place name is Old Norse d{o,}kk ‘hollow’, ‘valley’ + vrá ‘isolated place’; the first element is, however, more likely to be Old English docce ‘dock’ (the plant).Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dochraidh ‘descendant of Dochradh’, a personal name that is a variant of Dochartach (see Doherty).

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

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Name Distribution of Dockery Families

  • Number of Dockery families
     64 - 126
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dockery families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dockery families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dockery Family Origin

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Dockery Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dockery

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Dockery Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dockery census records

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Dockery Civil War Service Records

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