Dods Family History

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Dods Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Dodd.

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

Similar surnames: Dodds, Dowds, Douds, Dole, Dodge, Bonds, Dock, Dome, Dodd, Dowd

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Dods Family Origin

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Dods Family Occupations

What did your Dods ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dods family was Baker. The most common Dods occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Dods's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Agent At Railway Station were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dods.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Agent At Railway Station

  • Baker


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

Dods Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Dods. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dods 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dods. 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 922 military records available for the last name Dods. For the veterans among your Dods ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dods Life Expectancy

What is the average Dods lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dods life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dods in 1959 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dods 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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