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Dodier Name Meaning

French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Dodhari composed of the elements dod which was formed by reduplication and does not have a particular meaning and hari ‘army’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Didier, Dozier, Dormer, Rodier, Ogier, Dommer, Osier, Obier, Roder

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Where is the Dodier family from?

You can see how Dodier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dodier family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dodier families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 125 Dodier families living in Quebec. This was about 98% of all the recorded Dodier's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Dodier families in 1911.
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What did your Dodier ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Revenue were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Dodier. 60% of Dodier men worked as a Cultivateur and 100% of Dodier women worked as a Revenue. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Revenuer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Revenue
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dodier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dodier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 311 immigration records available for the last name Dodier. 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 Cards

There are 151 military records available for the last name Dodier. For the veterans among your Dodier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dodier lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dodier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Dodier in 1961 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

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