Dodsworth Family History

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Dodsworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Dodworth in West Yorkshire (recorded as Dodeswrde in Domesday Book), which is named from the Old English personal name Dodd(a) + Old English wor{dh} ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Bosworth, Wadsworth, Ditsworth, Holdsworth, Bedsworth, Cudworth

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Dodsworth Family Origin

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Dodsworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Labourer

    18%
  • Blacksmith & Farmer

    9%
  • Dress Maker

    9%

In 1881, the most common Dodsworth occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Dodsworth's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Blacksmith & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dodsworth. A less common occupation for the Dodsworth family was Dress Maker.

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Dodsworth Historical Records

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Dodsworth Life Expectancy

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