Dopkins Family History

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Dopkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Dopkin, Dobkin, a pet form of the medieval personal name Dobbe.

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

Similar surnames: Hopkins, Hipkins, Dobkins, Tomkins, Hopkin, Tompkins, Boykins

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Dopkins Family Origin

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Dopkins Family Occupations

What did your Dopkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Drives ... Wagon and Grocery Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dopkins. The most common Dopkins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Dopkins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dopkins family was Works In Spoke Factory.

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  • Farmer

  • Drives ... Wagon

  • Grocery Clerk

  • Works In Spoke Factory


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dopkins ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dopkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dopkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dopkins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 121 immigration records available for the last name Dopkins. 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 Card

There are 171 military records available for the last name Dopkins. For the veterans among your Dopkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dopkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Dopkins lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2002, in the United States, Dopkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dopkins in 1954 was 52, and 92 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dopkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dopkins 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.

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