Dotter Family History

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Dotter Name Meaning

German (Dötter): from a Germanic personal name formed with theud ‘people’, ‘race’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ or hari, heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Otter, Gotter, Notter, Cotter, Witter, Motter, Doster, Zotter, Lotter

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Dotter Family Origin

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Dotter Family Occupations

What did your Dotter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Electrician and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dotter. 10% of Dotter men worked as an Assistant Electrician and 62% of Dotter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dotter were Eagnieces Coat Falerman and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Electrician
    10%
  • Clock Watch Repairer
    10%
  • Dress Foreman Gas Maintenance Pipe
    10%
  • Eagnieces Coat Falerman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    62%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Incapacitated
    6%

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

Dotter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dotter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dotter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dotter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dotter. For the veterans among your Dotter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dotter Life Expectancy

What is the average Dotter lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dotter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Dotter in 1958 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dotter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dotter 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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