Dodgson Family History

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Dodgson Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Dodge.

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


Similar surnames: Dodson, Hodgson, Dudgeon, Dodgen, Danson, Dods, Hodson, Dotson

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Dodgson Family Origin

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Dodgson Family Occupations

What did your Dodgson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dodgson family was Brick Layer. Farmer, Agt. Agricultural Implemts. and Blacksmith R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dodgson. The most common Dodgson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Dodgson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Agt. Agricultural Implemts.

    4%
  • Blacksmith R.R.

    4%
  • Brick Layer

    4%

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

Dodgson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dodgson Life Expectancy

What is the average Dodgson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dodgson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dodgson in 1957 was 80, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dodgson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dodgson 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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