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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?

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

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  • Laborer

    32%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Brakeman

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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.

Dotter Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dotter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dotter Life Expectancy

What is the average Dotter lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, Dotter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dotter in 1958 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dotter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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