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Dockter Family History

Dockter Name Meaning
Germanized form of Latin doctor ‘teacher’, an occupational name originally denoting a university teacher (subsequently one who specialized in medicine).Scottish: old spelling of Doctor.

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

36,316 Historical Documents with Dockter on Ancestry.com
6,313 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
907 Military Records
244 Immigration Records
4,304 Census and Voter Lists
24,548 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dockter Families

  • Number of Dockter families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dockter families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dockter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dockter census records

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Dockter Family Origin

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Dockter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dockter

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Dockter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dockter census records

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Dockter Civil War Service Records

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