Dockins Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Dockins Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain derivation; perhaps a variant of the English family name Dockings, a habitational name from Docking in Norfolk, named in Old English as ‘place where docks (Old English docce) grow’.

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

Similar surnames: Hocking, Hopkins, Dopkins, Dowling, Hoskins, Dollins, Dinkins

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Dockins Family Origin

Where is the Dockins family from?

Dockins Family Occupations

What did your Dockins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dockins. 43% of Dockins men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Dockins women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dockins were Farm Labor and Waitress

View Census data for Dockins | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Laundress
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dockins Historical Records

What Dockins family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dockins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dockins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dockins

Passenger List

There are 85 immigration records available for the last name Dockins. 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.

View all Dockins immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dockins. For the veterans among your Dockins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Dockins military records

You've only scratched the surface of Dockins family history.

Dockins Life Expectancy

What is the average Dockins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dockins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dockins in 1944 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dockins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dockins ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Dockins Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial