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Dotterweich Family History

Dotterweich Name Meaning
German: habitational name from a place in Württemberg named Todtenweis, literally ‘meadow of the dead’, altered by folk etymology to Dotterweich, literally ‘yolk soft’.

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

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1,151 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,159 Military Records
315 Immigration Records
1,470 Census and Voter Lists
2,196 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dotterweich Families

  • Number of Dotterweich families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dotterweich census records

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Dotterweich Family Origin

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Dotterweich Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dotterweich

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Dotterweich Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dotterweich census records

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Dotterweich Civil War Service Records

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