Doyen Family History

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Doyen Name Meaning

French: from doyen ‘dean’, hence probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean, or an occupational name for someone in the service of a dean.

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


Similar surnames: Oien, Doyon, Oyen, Dolin, Soden, Loye, Dole, Nolen, Toye, Dome

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Doyen Family Origin

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Doyen Family Occupations

What did your Doyen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Doyen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Doyen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doyen family was Boot Maker. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doyen.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Boot Maker

    3%

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

Doyen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Doyen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doyen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Doyen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Doyen. For the veterans among your Doyen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doyen Life Expectancy

What is the average Doyen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Doyen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Doyen in 1945 was 31, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doyen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doyen 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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