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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Doig

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D is for dashing, the romantic you!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Doig

Lexa Doig is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1993 to 1993. Lexa was given the name Alexandra Lecciones Doig on June 8th, 1973 in Toronto.


Peter Doig is an artist. Peter was born on April 17th, 1959 in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.


Ivan Clark Doig was an author, journalist, and novelist. Ivan was born on June 27th, 1939 in White Sulphur Springs, Montana, U.S. He breathed his last breath on April 9th, 2015.


Chris Doig is a soccer player for the Grimsby Town F.C., Queen of the South F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Northampton Town F.C., Central Coast Mariners FC, Persipasi Bandung Raya, Aldershot Town F.C., York City F.C., and Scotland national under-21 football team. Chris was born on February 13th, 1981 in Dumfries, Scotland. Chris is also known as Doig and Christopher Ross.


Ned Doig was a soccer player for the Arbroath F.C., Blackburn Rovers F.C., Sunderland A.F.C., Liverpool F.C., and Scotland national football team. Ned was born on October 29th, 1866 in Arbroath. Ned is also known as Doig and John Edward. He passed away on November 7th, 1919.


Jason Doig is an ice hockey player. His career lasted from 1995 to 2008. Jason was born on January 29th, 1977 in Montreal.


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Popularity of Doig as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Doig U.S.
  White 86.71% 64.26%
  African American 4.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.82% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Doig

People with the last name Doig are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Doig

  • How Popular is the name Doig? As a last name Doig was the 25,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Doig first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Doig is Sunday, October 18th, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Doig? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Doig. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Doig: Your name in reverse order is Giod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Igdo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Doig? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 978 people with the last name Doig.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Doig? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Doig as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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