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Doser Family History

Doser Name Meaning

German (also Döser): nickname for an indolent man, from an agent derivative of Middle High German dosen ‘to slumber or doze’.

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


Similar surnames: Boser, Koser, Doner, Doster, Noser, Domer, Moser, Dosser, Dower

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Where is the Doser family from?

You can see how Doser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doser family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Doser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Doser family living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Doser's in the USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Doser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Doser. 38% of Doser men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Doser women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doser were Service Man and Cook.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Service Man
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • Inspector
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Cook
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Doser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 286 immigration records available for the last name Doser. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Doser. For the veterans among your Doser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doser lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Doser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Doser in 1948 was 40, and 61 in 2003.

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