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Do Family History

Do Name Meaning

Vietnamese ({D-}ô~): unexplained. Chinese : possibly a variant of Du 1. Korean: variant of To.

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


Similar surnames: To, Lo, Ho, Ko, Po, Du, Don, Go, Ro, Mo

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Where is the Do family from?

You can see how Do families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Do family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Do families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 6 Do families living in California. This was about 50% of all the recorded Do's in the USA. California had the highest population of Do families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Do surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Do ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Do. 30% of Do men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Do women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Do were Mechanic and Servant.

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Cook
    30%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Mechanic
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Servant
    34%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Do. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Do 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Do. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Do. For the veterans among your Do ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Do lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Do life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Do in 1963 was 84, and 72 in 2004.

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