Dozier Family History

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Dozier Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): from Old French osier ‘osier’, ‘willow’, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived near a plantation of willows, or perhaps as a metonymic occupational name for a basket maker.

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

Similar surnames: Cozier, Doster, Delozier, Rodier, Denier, Cazier, Dier, Dormer

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Dozier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dozier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dozier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Dozier Family Origin

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Dozier Family Occupations

What did your Dozier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dozier family was Keeping House. The most common Dozier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Dozier's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dozier.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Dozier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Dozier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dozier 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 Dozier. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Dozier. For the veterans among your Dozier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dozier Life Expectancy

What is the average Dozier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dozier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dozier in 1941 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dozier 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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