Dosher Family History

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Dosher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Döscher (see Doscher) or an altered spelling of Dascher (see Taschner).

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

Similar surnames: Doscher, Dasher, Disher, Bosher, Goshert, Lesher, Deshler, Goshen

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Dosher Family Origin

Where is the Dosher family from?

Dosher Family Occupations

What did your Dosher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dosher family was Ironmongers Assistant. Butcher Central Meat Market and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dosher. The most common Dosher occupation in the UK was Butcher Central Meat Market. 33% of Dosher's were Butcher Central Meat Markets.

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  • Butcher Central Meat Market

  • Grocer

  • Ironmongers Assistant


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

Dosher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dosher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dosher 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 230 immigration records available for the last name Dosher. 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 702 military records available for the last name Dosher. For the veterans among your Dosher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dosher Life Expectancy

What is the average Dosher lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Dosher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dosher in 1962 was 73, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dosher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dosher 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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