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Dotterer Family History

Dotterer Name Meaning
(Dötterer): variant of Dötter (see Dotter).possibly a nickname for a person with a tottering gait, from a dialect agent noun based on dottern ‘to totter’.

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

79,137 Historical Documents with Dotterer on Ancestry.com
6,137 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
774 Military Records
250 Immigration Records
3,650 Census and Voter Lists
68,326 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dotterer Families

  • Number of Dotterer families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dotterer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dotterer census records

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Dotterer Family Origin

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Dotterer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dotterer

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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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Dotterer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dotterer census records

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Dotterer Civil War Service Records

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