Dossey Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Dossey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of French Dosset, a nickname for someone with a spinal deformity, from a diminutive of dos ‘back’.

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


Similar surnames: Rossey, Dosser, Mossey, Corsey, Cossey, Massey, Posey, Rossel, Cosse

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Dossey Family Origin

Where is the Dossey family from?

SHOW MORE

Dossey Family Occupations

What did your Dossey ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Coffin Fac. Worker

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Dossey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Dossey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dossey family was Coffin Fac. Worker. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dossey.

Source: Census data for Dossey | Data not to scale

Dossey Historical Records

What Dossey family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dossey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dossey

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Dossey Life Expectancy

What is the average Dossey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dossey 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Dossey Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name