Dogon Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Dogon Family Origin

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Dogon Family Occupations

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  • Forgeron

    100%

Canada shown, United States data unavailable

In 1881, the most common Dogon occupation in Canada was Forgeron. 100% of Dogon's were Forgerons.

Source: Census data for Dogon | Data not to scale

Dogon Historical Records

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Dogon Life Expectancy

What is the average Dogon lifespan?

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United States

Between 1975 and 2003, Dogon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Dogon in 1975 was 89, and 79 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dogon

Famous Dogon Family

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