Dobberstein Family History

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Dobberstein Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a dice maker or a nickname for a dice player, from Middle High German topel ‘die’ + stein ‘stone’, ‘cube’.

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

Similar surnames: Oberstein, Silberstein, Feuerstein, Hottenstein, Winterstein

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Dobberstein Family Origin

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Dobberstein Family Occupations

What did your Dobberstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dobberstein family was Tailor. The most common Dobberstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Dobberstein's were Farmers. Farmer, Engineer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dobberstein.

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  • Farmer

  • Engineer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor


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Dobberstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dobberstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobberstein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 314 immigration records available for the last name Dobberstein. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 745 military records available for the last name Dobberstein. For the veterans among your Dobberstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobberstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Dobberstein lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dobberstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dobberstein in 1953 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

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