Dotson Family History

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Dotson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Dodde (see Dodd).

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


Similar surnames: Dobson, Dopson, Dowson, Dodson, Watson, Gosson, Hobson, Hutson

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Dotson Family Origin

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Dotson Family Occupations

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  • Ag Laborer

    17%
  • Boatman (On Seas)

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Innkeeper

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dotson family was Innkeeper. Ag Laborer, Boatman (On Seas) and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dotson. The most common Dotson occupation in the UK was Ag Laborer. 17% of Dotson's were Ag Laborers.

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Dotson Historical Records

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Dotson Life Expectancy

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