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Dozier Family History

Dozier Name Meaning
French (Huguenot): from Old French osier ‘osier’, ‘willow’, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived near a plantation of willows, or perhaps as a metonymic occupational name for a basket maker. Not in MTL or Jetté.

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

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Name Distribution of Dozier Families

  • Number of Dozier families
     136 - 270
     46 - 135
     1 - 45
     
    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

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Dozier Family Origin

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Dozier Immigration Information

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Dozier Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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