Dossett Family History

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Dossett Name Meaning

English: variant of Dorsett. Possibly a respelling of French Dosset (see Dossey).

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


Similar surnames: Fossett, Dowsett, Gossett, Bissett, Mussett, Dossey, Gassett, Massett

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Dossett Family Origin

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Dossett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1880, the most common Dossett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Dossett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dossett family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dossett.

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Dossett Historical Records

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Dossett Life Expectancy

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Famous Dossett Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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