Dohse Name Meaning

variant of Dose. in Friesland, a habitational name, from a place called Dohse. The place name may be identical with a North German fieldname for an island-like piece of land or a swamp.

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


Similar surnames: Lohse, Dose, Doss, Bohle, Lose, Pohle, Douse, Fosse, Dowse, Loose

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Dohse Family Origin

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Dohse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Saddler

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dohse family was Saddler. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dohse. The most common Dohse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Dohse's were Farmers.

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Dohse Historical Records

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Dohse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Dohse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dohse in 1948 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dohse

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