Doig Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Doig ‘son of the servant of Dog’, a reduced form of the personal name Cadog (see Caddick).

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


Similar surnames: Dowie, Going, Long, Loi, Dort, Tong, Dole, Dodd, Dein, Dom

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Doig Family Origin

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Doig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Doig family was Farming. The most common Doig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Doig's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doig.

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Doig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Doig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Doig in 1962 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doig

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