Dodrill Family History

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Dodrill Name Meaning

variant of English Dottrell, a nickname from Middle English dott(e)rel ‘(a species of) plover’, which was considered a foolish bird that was easy to catch.

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


Similar surnames: Doll, Woodfill, Goodwill, Grill, Gorrell, Parrill, Averill, Borrell

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Dodrill Family Origin

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Dodrill Family Occupations

What did your Dodrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dodrill. The most common Dodrill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 88% of Dodrill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dodrill family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    88%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Dodrill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dodrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dodrill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dodrill. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dodrill. For the veterans among your Dodrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dodrill Life Expectancy

What is the average Dodrill lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dodrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dodrill in 1951 was 26, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dodrill 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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