Dockstader Family History

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Dockstader Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a landing, from Middle German docke ‘dock’ + stade ‘embankment’, ‘shore’, + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. In some cases, it may have been an occupational name for a docker, since stade also denoted a granary or warehouse.

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


Similar surnames: Stader, Hochstatter, Doster, Poster, Locker, Dokter, Stockslager

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Dockstader Family Origin

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Dockstader Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Retired Farmer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dockstader family was Retired Farmer. The most common Dockstader occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Dockstader's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dockstader.

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Dockstader Historical Records

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Dockstader Life Expectancy

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