Dodge Family History

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Dodge Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Dogge, a pet form of Roger. possibly a nickname from Middle English dogge ‘dog’ (Old English docga, dogga).

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


Similar surnames: Hodge, Lodge, Dodgen, Dole, Dade, Dodd, Loge, Dede, Dobie, Budge

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Dodge Family Origin

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Dodge Family Occupations

What did your Dodge ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Dodge. 32% of Dodge men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Dodge women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dodge were Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dressmaker
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

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

Dodge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 197,000 census records available for the last name Dodge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dodge 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Dodge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 62,000 military records available for the last name Dodge. For the veterans among your Dodge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dodge Life Expectancy

What is the average Dodge lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dodge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dodge in 1943 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dodge 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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