Dodier Family History

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Dodier Name Meaning

French: from a personal name of Germanic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Didier, Dozier, Dormer, Rodier, Ogier, Dommer, Osier, Obier, Roder

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Dodier Family Origin

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Dodier Family Occupations

What did your Dodier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Roustabout were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dodier. A less common occupation for the Dodier family was Sawmill. The most common Dodier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Dodier's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Roustabout

  • Sawmill


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

Dodier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dodier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dodier 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 311 immigration records available for the last name Dodier. 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 151 military records available for the last name Dodier. For the veterans among your Dodier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dodier Life Expectancy

What is the average Dodier lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dodier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dodier in 1961 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dodier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dodier 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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