Dopson Family History

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Dopson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Dobbe.

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

Similar surnames: Dobson, Dowson, Dotson, Hobson, Dolson, Dodson, Impson, Gosson

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Dopson Family Origin

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Dopson Family Occupations

What did your Dopson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Farm Bailiff were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dopson. The most common Dopson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Dopson's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Dopson family was Farmer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Bailiff

  • Farmer


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

Dopson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Dopson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dopson 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 755 immigration records available for the last name Dopson. 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 Dopson. For the veterans among your Dopson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dopson Life Expectancy

What is the average Dopson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dopson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dopson in 1951 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dopson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dopson 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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