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Dodson Family History

Dodson Name Meaning
English: patronymic form of Dodd.

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

1,570,194 Historical Documents with Dodson on Ancestry.com
251,284 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
33,170 Military Records
8,784 Immigration Records
175,172 Census and Voter Lists
1,101,784 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dodson Families

  • Number of Dodson families
     213 - 424
     72 - 212
     1 - 71
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dodson families
     322 - 642
     108 - 321
     1 - 107
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dodson families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dodson census records

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Dodson Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Dodson families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Dodson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Dodson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Dodson

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Dodson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dodson census records

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Dodson Civil War Service Records

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