Dohse Family History

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Dohse Name Meaning

variant of Dose. in Friesland, a habitational name, from a place called Dohse. The place name may be identical with a North German fieldname for an island-like piece of land or a swamp.

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


Similar surnames: Lohse, Dose, Doss, Bohle, Lose, Pohle, Douse, Fosse, Dowse, Loose

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Dohse Family Origin

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Dohse Family Occupations

What did your Dohse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dohse. 17% of Dohse men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Dohse women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dohse were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%

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

Dohse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dohse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dohse 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 566 immigration records available for the last name Dohse. 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 786 military records available for the last name Dohse. For the veterans among your Dohse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dohse Life Expectancy

What is the average Dohse lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dohse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dohse in 1948 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dohse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dohse 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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