Dodsworth Family History

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Dodsworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Dodworth in West Yorkshire (recorded as Dodeswrde in Domesday Book), which is named from the Old English personal name Dodd(a) + Old English wor{dh} ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Bosworth, Wadsworth, Ditsworth, Holdsworth, Bedsworth, Cudworth

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Dodsworth Family Origin

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Dodsworth Family Occupations

What did your Dodsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dodsworth occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Dodsworth's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dodsworth. A less common occupation for the Dodsworth family was Joiner.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Joiner

    3%

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

Dodsworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dodsworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dodsworth 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 Dodsworth. 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 Dodsworth. For the veterans among your Dodsworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dodsworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Dodsworth lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dodsworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Dodsworth in 1952 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dodsworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dodsworth 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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