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

What did your Dotson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Dotson. 89% of Dotson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties Home Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dotson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 61,000 census records available for the last name Dotson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dotson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dotson. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Dotson. For the veterans among your Dotson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dotson Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dotson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dotson in 1941 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

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