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Doening Family History

Doening Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dorning, Doering, Downing, Boening, Moening, Koenig, Horning, Ronning

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Where is the Doening family from?

You can see how Doening families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doening family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1880. The most Doening families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Doening family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Doening's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Doening families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doening surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Doening ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 71 census records available for the last name Doening. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doening 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Doening. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Doening. For the veterans among your Doening ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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