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Doctor Name Meaning

Scottish: according to Black, an hereditary occupational name for a physician, from Latin doctor ‘teacher’, but possibly in some cases it may have the same origin as Daughters. Americanized form of German, Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian Doktor. Indian (Gujarat and Bombay): Parsi occupational name for a physician, from the English word doctor.

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


Similar surnames: Doktor, Docter, Hector, Dockter, Dokter, Kantor, Hoctor, Factor

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Doctor Family Origin

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Doctor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doctor family was Farm Laborer. The most common Doctor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Doctor's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doctor.

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Doctor Historical Records

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Doctor Life Expectancy

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