Dochterman Family History

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Dochterman Name Meaning

South German: kinship name from a dialect variant of Tochtermann, literally ‘daughter husband’, i.e. ‘son-in-law’.

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


Similar surnames: Wichterman, Ockerman, Scherman, Kolterman, Schwerman, Opperman

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Dochterman Family Origin

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Dochterman Family Occupations

What did your Dochterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dochterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Dochterman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dochterman family was Clerk-Grocery. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dochterman.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Clerk-Grocery

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dochterman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dochterman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dochterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dochterman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dochterman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dochterman. For the veterans among your Dochterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dochterman Life Expectancy

What is the average Dochterman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dochterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dochterman in 1961 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dochterman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dochterman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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