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Doornink Family History

Doornink 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, Dobrin, Gornik, Dominick, Horning, Dworkin, Doolin, Hornik

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Where is the Doornink family from?

You can see how Doornink families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doornink family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Doornink families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 15 Doornink families living in Wisconsin. This was about 88% of all the recorded Doornink's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Doornink families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doornink surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doornink ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Labor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Doornink. 100% of Doornink men worked as a Labor. .

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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 1940

  • Labor
    100%
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Census Records

There are 488 census records available for the last name Doornink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doornink 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Doornink. 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 30 military records available for the last name Doornink. For the veterans among your Doornink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doornink lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Doornink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Doornink in 1964 was 56, and 101 in 2003.

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