Doten Name Meaning

said to be a variant of Doty. Perhaps an altered spelling of English Dotten, a habitational name from Dotton Farm in Colaton Raleigh, Devon, named in Old English as ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Dudda’, or from Dutton in Lancashire, ‘Dudda’s settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Dolen, Dole, Ooten, Holten, Doren, Roten, Dover, Dome, Osten, Dowden

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Doten Family Origin

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Doten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Editor

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Doten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Doten's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Editor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doten. A less common occupation for the Doten family was Grocer.

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Doten Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Doten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Doten in 1958 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doten

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