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Dossey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of French Dosset, a nickname for someone with a spinal deformity, from a diminutive of dos ‘back’.

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

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Dossey Family Origin

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Dossey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Coffin Fac. Worker

    3%

In 1880, the most common Dossey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Dossey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dossey family was Coffin Fac. Worker. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dossey.

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Dossey Historical Records

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Dossey Life Expectancy

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