Dosser Family History

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Dosser Name Meaning

nickname for a loud person, from an agent derivative of Old High German dozzen ‘to bluster or thunder’. in Austria (Tyrol) and Switzerland, topographic name for someone living on a ridge, from Ladin dos (Latin dorsum ‘ridge’, literally ‘back’), + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Doster, Dobler, Doser, Dossey, Downer, Messer, Mosser, Nusser, Doner

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Dosser Family Origin

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Dosser Family Occupations

What did your Dosser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Clothing Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dosser. A less common occupation for the Dosser family was Labor. The most common Dosser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Dosser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Clothing Merchant

  • Labor


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

Dosser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dosser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dosser 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 214 immigration records available for the last name Dosser. 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 360 military records available for the last name Dosser. For the veterans among your Dosser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dosser Life Expectancy

What is the average Dosser lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Dosser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dosser in 1964 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dosser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dosser 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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