Dott Name Meaning

English: of uncertain derivation. Reaney suggests it could be from bynames associated with Old Norse dottr ‘lazy’, or Old English dott ‘head of a boil’. South German: from a term meaning ‘godfather’. North German: from a short form of the personal name Dietrich or a related name.

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

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Dott Family Origin

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Dott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • At Home

    5%

In 1880, the most common Dott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Dott's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dott. A less common occupation for the Dott family was At Home.

Source: Census data for Dott | Data not to scale

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Dott Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Dott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dott in 1943 was 28, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dott

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