Dott Family History

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Dott Name Meaning

English: of uncertain derivation. Reaney suggests it could be from bynames associated with Old Norse dottr ‘lazy’, or Old English dott ‘head of a boil’. South German: from a term meaning ‘godfather’. North German: from a short form of the personal name Dietrich or a related name.

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


Similar surnames: Ott, Bott, Pott, Cott, Lott, Gott, Mott, Hott, Nott, Dock

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Dott Family Origin

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Dott Family Occupations

What did your Dott ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Apprentice Waterman lighter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dott. 3% of Dott men worked as an Apprentice Waterman lighter and 43% of Dott women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dott were Bank Cashier and Book Folder

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Apprentice Waterman lighter
    3%
  • Assurance Agent
    3%
  • Automatic Substitute Tester
    3%
  • Bank Cashier
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Book Folder
    2%

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

Dott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Dott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dott 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Dott. 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 890 military records available for the last name Dott. For the veterans among your Dott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dott Life Expectancy

What is the average Dott lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dott in 1943 was 28, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dott

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