Dotter Family History

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Dotter Name Meaning

German (Dötter): from a Germanic personal name formed with theud ‘people’, ‘race’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ or hari, heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Otter, Gotter, Notter, Cotter, Witter, Motter, Doster, Zotter, Lotter

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Dotter Family Origin

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Dotter Family Occupations

What did your Dotter ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    32%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Brakeman

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, the most common Dotter occupation in the USA was Laborer. 32% of Dotter's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dotter family was Butcher. Laborer, Farmer and Brakeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dotter.

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Dotter Historical Records

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Dotter Life Expectancy

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